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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. -Someone who is asking you a lot of difficult questions and making you feel very uncomfortable. An official of the ecclesiastical court of the former Roman Catholic tribunal for the discovery and punishment of heresy

Usage examples (30)
  • He has to do this because, for him, like the medieval inquisitors, no challenge to biblical truth is acceptable.
  • But in the light of such deafening coolness, the inner inquisitor is easily drowned out.
  • My inquisitor was a tall man in an ulster, with a green felt hat on his small head.
  • The inquisitor was my old friend, comrade, and hero Steve Lafreniere, so it was a lot of fun. for more
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