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noun as in questioner

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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.

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But don't adopt the role of inquisitor—because I'm as good as dead, and dead men tell no tales.

It would not take two minutes to convert him from the inquisitor to the martyr at the stake.

The members were all seated, but they rose; the President, the Inquisitor, and two assisting Judges.

The Inquisitor did not make his appearance till noon, and then informed us that it was time to go.

When the ranchman did not reply, his inquisitor seemed amused.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to inquisitor, such as: interrogator, asker, investigator, researcher, and prober.

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