inquisitorially
adverb see inquisitor

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Inquisitorially — In*quis i*to ri*al*ly, adv. In an inquisitorial manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inquisitorially — See inquisitorial. * * * …   Universalium

  • inquisitorially — adv. in a curious manner, in an inquisitive manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • inquisitorially — in·quis·i·to·ri·al·ly …   English syllables

  • inquisitorially — adverb see inquisitorial …   Useful english dictionary

  • inquisitorial — inquisitorially, adv. inquisitorialness, n. /in kwiz i tawr ee euhl, tohr /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to an inquisitor or inquisition. 2. exercising the office of an inquisitor. 3. Law. a. pertaining to a trial with one person or group inquiring… …   Universalium

  • inquisitor — noun Date: 1504 one who inquires or makes inquisition; especially one who is unduly harsh, severe, or hostile in making an inquiry • inquisitorial adjective • inquisitorially adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inquisitor — in|quis|i|tor [ınˈkwızıtə US ər] n 1.) someone who is asking you a lot of difficult questions and making you feel very uncomfortable 2.) an official of the Inquisition >inquisitorial [ınˌkwızıˈto:riəl] adj >inquisitorially adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • inquisitorial — adjective 1》 of or like an inquisitor. 2》 Law (of a trial or legal procedure) characterized by the judge performing an examining role. Compare with accusatorial, adversarial. Derivatives inquisitorially adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • inquisitor — noun (C) 1 someone who is asking you a lot of difficult questions and making you feel very uncomfortable 2 an official of the Inquisition inquisitorial adjective inquisitorially adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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