inquisitor

Part of speech: noun

One who makes inquisition.

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Usage examples "inquisitor":

  1. His inquisitor nodded and cantered away. - "The Zeppelin's Passenger", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
  2. Pobedonostzeff, world- renowned as the " Modern Torquemada," shed more blood, and was a colder and- if possible- crueller being than the terrible Spanish Inquisitor, while the physical tortures that he used, with the exception of burning at the stake which was too open an affair, were practically the same that were in vogue during the Dark Ages. - "Comrade Kropotkin", Victor Robinson.
  3. Valmond forgot that she was his inquisitor; he only saw her as his ally, his friend. - "When Valmond Came to Pontiac, Complete", Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 15, 2009.