Definition of Inquisitory
1. Adjective. Diligent and thorough in inquiry or investigation. "A searching investigation of their past dealings"
Lexicographical Neighbors of Inquisitory
Literary usage of Inquisitory
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science by Johns Hopkins University (1908)
"... not an inquisitory, body, in the same class with the courts of Star Chamber and High Commission, and the Councils of Wales and the North. ..."
2. The Correspondence of the Rev. Robert Wodrow by Robert Wodrow (1843)
"In private he rails at the queries, and says he will never give way to the inquisitory method; and that he hath the opinion of the most pious and most ..."