inquisitorial

[ in-kwiz-i-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr- ]SEE DEFINITION OF inquisitorial
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I intend to be inquisitorial, as the committee say they are,--but not impertinently so.

On the other hand, the officials were inquisitorial and rapacious.

This uplifting illusion made him inquisitorial and peremptory.

Unflinchingly he stands the inquisitorial glance, and for the time Phoebe is foiled.

The proceeding, too, was inquisitorial, not accusatorial: it required no accusers.

Duncan assumed the inquisitorial air his chief had in a marked degree.

The theatre also became subject to inquisitorial censorship.

I conceive that some fears of the Inquisitorial censures are the cause of this delay.

Fire, not water, became the grand element of inquisitorial purification.

But Lesbia was already on her way towards the Inquisitorial Chamber.

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