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synonyms for inquisitor

  • interrogator
  • asker
  • investigator
  • researcher
  • prober
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A handful of interesting performances and effective episodes in the second half of the season aside, the effect is to reduce the President and his inquisitor, Ken Starr, to minor roles.
IMPEACHMENT: AMERICAN CRIME STORY FRAMES THE CLINTON SCANDAL AS A CASE OF WOMEN SABOTAGING WOMEN. IS THAT REALLY SO REVOLUTIONARY?JUDY BERMANAUGUST 31, 2021TIME
But don't adopt the role of inquisitor—because I'm as good as dead, and dead men tell no tales.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
It would not take two minutes to convert him from the inquisitor to the martyr at the stake.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
The members were all seated, but they rose; the President, the Inquisitor, and two assisting Judges.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
The Inquisitor did not make his appearance till noon, and then informed us that it was time to go.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
When the ranchman did not reply, his inquisitor seemed amused.
HIDDEN GOLDWILDER ANTHONY
Cartwright was unquestionably learned and devout, but his bigotry was that of a mediæval inquisitor.
HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLEJOHN RICHARD GREEN
But, of old time, an inquisitor was always 'a horrid-looking fellow, as beseemed his trade.'
THE TRIAL OF THEODORE PARKERTHEODORE PARKER
No Spanish inquisitor ever inflicted such complete dismay in so short a sentence.
A BUDGET OF CHRISTMAS TALES BY CHARLES DICKENS AND OTHERSVARIOUS
How do you know that he will not send it to one of the gossiping journals like the 'Household Inquisitor'?
A MORTAL ANTIPATHYOLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
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