Almost like one hypnotized, Miss Mystery gave a helpless glance at her inquisitor and murmured a low, almost inaudible “yes.”
What the execution of the inquisitor's office meant, is, alas!
In fact, the most pressing business of the inquisitor in visiting his district was to attend to this.
The Frenchman darted a quick and angry look at his inquisitor.
In fact, they were subject to excommunication if they refused to give money when called upon by the inquisitor.
I asked again, as an inquisitor might say, 'Have you had enough?'
Here the inquisitor again admonished him to confess the truth before his torment began.
If he could work upon the fears of the inquisitor, they might yet be saved.
One of his authorities is the inquisitor Bernardus Guidonis, and there is no writer whom, in various shapes, he quotes so often.
There was no trace of swagger or bravado when Tom faced his inquisitor.
c.1400, from Old French inquisiteur (c.1400) or directly from Latin inquisitor "searcher, examiner," in law, "an investigator, collector of evidence," agent noun from Latin inquirere (see inquire). As the title of an officer of the Inquisition, from 1540s. Related: Inquisitorial.