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1. inquisition

noun. ['ˌɪnkwəˈzɪʃən'] a severe interrogation (often violating the rights or privacy of individuals).

Synonyms

  • examination
  • interrogatory

Antonyms

  • declarative
  • declaratory

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Rhymes with Inquisition

  • predisposition
  • misrecognition
  • juxtaposition
  • retransmission
  • presupposition
  • decomposition
  • statistician
  • reimposition
  • redeposition
  • redefinition
  • precondition
  • pediatrician
  • obstetrician
  • mathematician
  • malnutrition
  • geriatrician
  • fondkommission
  • extradition
  • transmission
  • superstition
  • requisition
  • recondition
  • recognition
  • proposition
  • premonition
  • preignition
  • exposition
  • expedition
  • electrician
  • disposition

How do you pronounce inquisition?

Pronounce inquisition as ˌɪnkwəˈzɪʃən.

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2. Inquisition

noun. a former tribunal of the Roman Catholic Church (1232-1820) created to discover and suppress heresy.

Synonyms

  • tribunal
  • judicature

Sentences with inquisition


1. Noun, singular or mass
Follow up your greeting with a few questions -- but not an inquisition -- about how long she's lived in the area and how she heard about the job.

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