Inquisitorial

Definition of Inquisitorial

In`quis`i`to´ri`al
a.1.Pertaining to inquisition; making rigorous and unfriendly inquiry; searching; as, inquisitorial power.
He conferred on it a kind of inquisitorial and censorious power even over the laity, and directed it to inquire into all matters of conscience.
- Hume.
2.Pertaining to the Court of Inquisition or resembling its practices.

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