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cross-examine

verb ask questions, catechize, challenge, check, cross interrogate, cross question, examine, ferret out, grill, inquire of, interpellate, interrogate, probe, query, question, quiz, reexamine, subject to examination
Associated concepts: cross-examination limited to the scope of the direct examination, direct examination, right to cross-examine
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The best cross-examiners employ a range of demeanors--self-deprecating and understated, courteous and professional, firm and aggressive, and sarcastic.
Williams disdained cross-examiners he called "truth-seekers--they just shake the Christmas tree and hope something good falls off.