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General Crossword Questions for “asking”

  • Popping the question royally?
  • Demanding in the manner of a ruler
  • As head of state, petitioning he'll get
  • Demanding covering, every cloud thus covered?


  • Asking Alexandria is an English metalcore band from York, North Yorkshire. Asking Alexandria have their roots in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, where guitarist Ben Bruce started a band. — “Asking Alexandria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • In the context of stock trading on a stock exchange, the ask price is the lowest price a seller of a stock is willing to accept for a share of that given stock. For over-the-counter stocks, the asking price is the best quoted price at which a Market Maker is willing to sell a stock.[1]. — “Ask price - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • Asking for Flowers is the third studio album by Canadian alt country singer-songwriter Kathleen Edwards. The album was released March 4, 2008, and was well-received by critics, similarly to her first two albums released under Zoë Records, Failer. — “Asking for Flowers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,


  • “But can it be answered by me? Answered in the affirmative?” Ivan went on asking strangely, still looking at the elder with the same inexplicable smile. — “The Brothers Karamazov” by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • "Can it be Phoebe?" questioned she within herself. "It must be little Phoebe; for it can be nobody else,–and there is a look of her father about her, too! But what does she want here? And how like a country cousin, to come down upon a poor body in this way, without so much as a day's notice, or asking whether she would be welcome! Well; she must have a night's lodging, I suppose; and to-morrow the child shall go back to her mother." — “The House of the Seven Gables” by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Tilly bridled her head, bursting to say that, according to the etiquette of people who bought butter, it was no sort of manners whatever coming to a place cool as you like and knocking at the front door asking for a pound as a stop-gap while your other people were short. — “The Rainbow” by D. H. Lawrence
  • The priest declined very politely. He had come for his umbrella, that he had forgotten the other day at the Ernemont convent, and after asking Madame Lefrancois to have it sent to him at the presbytery in the evening, he left for the church, from which the Angelus was ringing. — “Madame Bovary” by Gustave Flaubert
  • "Good Lord, dear mother; what a sense of property! That's all the more reason for his asking her. But after that–I mean after three months (for its absurd asking the poor girl to remain but for three or four paltry weeks)–what do you mean to do with her?" — “The Portrait of a Lady” by Henry James
  • But why, he was always asking himself, why had such an important, such a decisive and at the same time such an absolutely chance meeting happened in the Hay Market (where he had moreover no reason to go) at the very hour, the very minute of his life when he was just in the very mood and in the very circumstances in which that meeting was able to exert the gravest and most decisive influence on his whole destiny? As though it had been lying in wait for him on purpose! — “Crime and punishment” by Fyodor Dostoyevsky


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