Inquisition synonyms

ĭn'kwĭ-zĭsh'ən, ĭng'-
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(Informal) Harsh, grueling treatment and questioning, as of a prisoner in order to force a confession or exact information
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A difficult or annoying experience
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By extension, any process in which a person is subject to questioning.
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A point, mark, or sign, thus ?, indicating that the sentence with which it is connected is a question. It is used to express doubt, or to mark a query. Called also interrogation point.
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In litigation, the questioning of a witness under oath, either at trial or in a deposition; the Patent and Trademark Office investigation into the validity of a patent application.
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A hunting expedition or outing, usually with horses and hounds.
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The verdict of such an inquiry
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A close examination of a matter:
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The act of investigating; the process of inquiring into or following up; research; study; inquiry, especially patient or thorough inquiry or examination; as, the investigations of the philosopher and the mathematician; the investigations of the judge, the moralist.
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The institution and conduct of a legal proceeding:
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The bench where a judge or other presiding judicial officer sits in court.
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The definition of a probe is an investigation into something or a blunt surgical tool used for exploratory medical testing.
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Careful, systematic, patient study and investigation in some field of knowledge, undertaken to discover or establish facts or principles
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A seeking of knowledge, data, or the truth about something
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An act of searching; scrutiny, inquiry, or examination in an attempt to find something, gain knowledge, establish facts, etc.
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Find another word for inquisition. In this page you can discover 20 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for inquisition, like: third-degree, trial, official inquiry, cross-examination, interrogation, examination, hunt, inquest, inquiry, investigation and prosecution.