Almost like one hypnotized, Miss Mystery gave a helpless glance at her inquisitor and murmured a low, almost inaudible “yes.”
Katherine rose and gazed at him with the austerity of an inquisitor.
In fact, the most pressing business of the inquisitor in visiting his district was to attend to this.
Phelps was not asking me these things, the inquisitor was actually telling me.
In fact, they were subject to excommunication if they refused to give money when called upon by the inquisitor.
What the execution of the inquisitor's office meant, is, alas!
Here the inquisitor again admonished him to confess the truth before his torment began.
The Frenchman darted a quick and angry look at his inquisitor.
One of his authorities is the inquisitor Bernardus Guidonis, and there is no writer whom, in various shapes, he quotes so often.
I asked again, as an inquisitor might say, 'Have you had enough?'
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.