a person who makes an inquisition.
a questioner, especially an unduly curious or harsh one.
a person who investigates in an official capacity.
a member of the Inquisition.

1495–1505; < Latin inquīsītor, equivalent to inquīsī-, variant stem of inquīrere to inquire + -tor -tor

inquirer, inquisitor. Unabridged
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inquisitor (ɪnˈkwɪzɪtə)
1.  a person who inquires, esp deeply, searchingly, or ruthlessly
2.  (often capital) an official of the ecclesiastical court of the Inquisition

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Example sentences
He's determined to neither offend his inquisitor nor give away an iota of personal information.
If a fact is undisputed, a judge accepts it, and does not become an inquisitor to conduct his or her own investigation.
The husband who has a higher home is not an inquisitor.
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