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1. a matter submitted to a court or other tribunal for judicial or quasi-judicial decision
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She added: "Olaf's gonna be hanging around now and then observing s*** so if you see a strange looking brown-haired man smiling at you questioningly with beer in both hands that will be him.
Even if I sometimes noticed his attentive and serious gaze directed at me questioningly, I did not understand its meaning.
Villa defender James Collins looks questioningly at his team-mates after Liverpool take an early lead in Sunday's game at Villa Park.
When Rhee and her party rang the bell at the entrance, the principal herself opened the gate and gazed at them questioningly.
Adorno, well known for often quoting Stendhal's dictum that beauty is a promesse du bonheur, is I think closer to Keats's point of view when he writes of the temporal duplicity of this experience: "beauty is perceived both as authoritatively binding and as something incomprehensible that questioningly awaits its solution.
I recall working with a delightful deaf and dumb girl who, when entering my office and on being asked to Take a chair', literally took me to my word, picked up a chair and looked at me questioningly (or should I have said 'questioningly, she looked at me?
The muscular man indicated his burly friend sitting next to him and raised his eyebrows questioningly.
I wasn't a young school girl and other people in the metro used to look at me questioningly, "Why is she studying?
His godlike head, impetuously proud, Raised questioningly to the eyes of Life; Then, as if she had something sad to tell, Drooping in sudden wistful prescience; Arms drooping likewise.
Olivier stopped in his hypnotic movements, eyed them mockingly, lifted up his arms and with each index finger pointing at a murderer said "well" questioningly.
Stevens, being true to herself entails a modesty that other pageant participants--and judges--eye questioningly.
One of the students looks questioningly at the student affairs professional, "Well, what are you going to do about that?