[ in-kwiz-i-tris ]
/ ɪnˈkwɪz ɪ trɪs /
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a woman who makes an inquisition.
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Jake repeated, turning ashen pale, and fixing his inquisitress with a distant gaze.Yekl|Abraham Cahan
"Why, my dear, when people are abroad they can't be at home," continued the inquisitress.