inquisition

[ in-kwuh-zish-uhn, ing- ]SEE DEFINITION OF inquisition

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INQUISITION

This stopped Larcher's inquisition, though not his curiosity.

History accuses Isabella of having established the Inquisition in Spain.

The inquisition at once seized their persons, and proceeded to try them for their crimes.

Miss Graham, noticing his hesitation, hastened to end the inquisition.

Even at the risk of its really bringing down the inquisition?

He got into difficulties with the Inquisition and had to leave.

Portugal fell to a Marrano physician who had escaped from the Inquisition.

He examined the chair as though it were some instrument of the Inquisition.

Perhaps at some time in his life he had read some stories of the Inquisition.

McAlpin saw he was in for it, and resigned himself to an inquisition.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INQUISITION

third degree

nounexhaustive questioning
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