Synonyms of inquest
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• a murder inquiry
inquisitionAn inquisition is an official investigation, especially one which is very thorough and uses harsh methods of questioning.
• He suffered a 40-minute inquisition in the press conference.
investigationquestioningexaminationinquirygrilling (informal)quizzinginquestcross-examinationthird degree (informal)
• He ordered an investigation into the affair.
Thesaurus for inquest from the Collins English Thesaurus