: In a legal trial, the questioning of a witness, while testifying, called by one party's attorney by the attorney opposed to said party.
By extension, any process in which a person is subject to questioning.
The numerical value of cross examination in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of cross examination in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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He insisted he wanted to tell his story, and that is his right, but any time you expose yourself to cross-examination you are exposing yourself to fire. And he got burned.
We will now proceed to a real court and prove that Commandant [Gen. James F.] Amos and his generals illegally retaliated against Major Brezler because they were more concerned with politics and their careers than the lives of their Marines and the service of a good Marine who did the right thing, i look forward to their cross-examination.
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