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    I've been told there is a name for someone who answers questions with more questions, but have been unable to find anything. Is there such a term?

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    Default Re: Is there a term for those who answer a question with a question?

    I've never heard the term before, but two source say its conquire.

    #1 From Car Talk
    conquire (verb) : to answer a question with a question

    "Why do you always answer a question with a question?" "Do I?" he conquired. — David
    Hamilton Baime
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