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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Relating to, characteristic of, or resembling an official investigation characterized by lack of regard for individual rights, prejudice on the part of the examiners, and recklessly cruel punishments

Usage examples (33)
  • You will come with me before the inquisitional tribunal.
  • Then, there is the country's descent into a bloody and inquisitional autocracy.
  • Sunday the issuing of subpoenas to 30 different media organisations created an "inquisitional atmosphere"
  • During this time, the campaigns against him began that led, in 1326, to the opening of an inquisitional proceeding. for more
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