Examples of inquisitor in a Sentence
He had to answer his inquisitors' questions or be thrown out of school.
Recent Examples of inquisitor from the Web
But this time around, he’s taken off his inquisitor’s cap, set aside the Interrotron — Dorfman is clearly talking to the side of the lens — and settled in like a kid given a private tour of the toy store.
Sanders is used to fielding softball questions from an adoring local press, but his inquisitor, Kyle Midura of Burlington TV station WCAX, had a rare opportunity to put him on the spot.
The Trump White House now faces a quasi-permanent adversary, or at least inquisitor, and the public will be watching to see how, and whether, this long-running duel comes to a conclusion.
Rubbo sought to locate the source of Atwood’s inspiration and to uncover the origins of her often gloomy themes, but most of his film is devoted to showing the ways that Atwood politely declined to conform to her inquisitor’s thesis.
The inquisitor, in this case, is a mysterious traveler in the year 1242 who arrives at a crowded inn north of Paris, seeking news of three children wanted by the king.
The firm, serious face poised above the black polo neck could be the hawklike visage of an inspirational priest, an inquisitor or cult leader.
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First Known Use of inquisitor
INQUISITOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of inquisitor for English Language Learners
: a person who asks many difficult questions in a harsh or unkind way
: a member or officer of the Inquisition
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