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[in-kwawr-tey-shuh n] /ˌɪn kwɔrˈteɪ ʃən/ noun 1. (in assaying) the addition of silver to a gold-silver alloy in order to facilitate the parting of the gold by nitric acid.
[in-kwest] /ˈɪn kwɛst/ noun 1. a legal or judicial inquiry, usually before a jury, especially an investigation made by a coroner into the cause of a death. 2. the body of people appointed to hold such an inquiry, especially a coroner’s jury. 3. the decision or finding based on such inquiry. 4. an investigation or […]
- In quest of
see: in search of
[in-kwahy-uh t] /ɪnˈkwaɪ ət/ verb (used with object), Archaic. 1. to destroy the peace of; disturb; disquiet.