Synonym: Inquisition. Similar words: inquisitive, acquisition, inquisitor, relinquish, relinquishment, requisite, in question, position. Meaning: [‚ɪnkwɪ'zɪʃn] n. 1. a former tribunal of the Roman Catholic Church (1232-1820) created to discover and suppress heresy 2. a severe interrogation (often violating the rights or privacy of individuals).
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1. The police subjected him to an inquisition that lasted 12 hours.
2. The police subjected him to an inquisition that lasted two hours.
3. I had to face a two-hour inquisition from my parents about where I'd been.
4. She then subjected me to an inquisition about my romantic life.
5. The Spanish Inquisition charged him with sinning against God and man.
6. I was subjected to a lengthy inquisition into the state of my marriage and the size of my bank balance.
7. The Inquisition of the Medieval Ages devised many demoniac means of torture.
8. The detectives have turned the investigation into an inquisition.
9. Here lay the road to the Inquisition.
10. On Saturday morning, the inquisition had begun.
11. In her present fragile state, an inquisition, nomatterhow well-intentioned, would have shattered her into a million pieces.
12. Like the Catholic fundamentalists during the Inquisition, all fundamentalists want a social dictatorship where they are the dictators.
13. One almost wonders about which side of the Inquisition he is on.
14. And as there isn't an Inquisition any more, they take it out on the horses.
15. The message would be couched in Inquisition language; the Astropath would parrot the words out telepathically.
16. She was probably glad that the inquisition was over too, Sabine thought drily.
17. Inquisition by torture had been abolished by many countries.
18. In the Middle Ages there was the Inquisition.
19. What is this? The Spanish Inquisition?
20. I never could put up with the woman's inquisition.
21. The Inquisition had tortured rich and poor alike.
22. The coroner embodies it in an inquisition.
23. During the inquisition , the torturers would stretch their victims on a rack.
24. The zeal to conform and inform on their neighbours gave the Inquisition many willing helpers.
25. They lived under constant threat of exposure and extermination at the hands of the Inquisition, which monitored Christians' piety.
26. In a sense, unknowingly, he had already entered the kindergarten of the Inquisition.
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27. There was no longer any question about the doom the Inquisition had prepared for me.
28. There are actually records of convicts in Spain purposely blaspheming so that they could be transferred to the prisons of the Spanish Inquisition.
29. The only thing outside their walled garden is... (wait for it...) "Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition!, uh, I mean, JAILBREAK!!!"
30. We see it in the history of Andalusia and Cordoba during the Inquisition. I saw it firsthand as a child in Indonesia, where devout Christians worshiped freely in an overwhelmingly Muslim country.
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