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inquisitress

[ in-kwiz-i-tris ]
/ ɪnˈkwɪz ɪ trɪs /
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noun
a woman who makes an inquisition.
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Origin of inquisitress

First recorded in 1720–30; inquisit(o)r + -ess

usage note for inquisitress

See -ess.
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