Synonyms of 'inquest'
inquiryDictionary, investigation, probe
The inquest into their deaths opened yesterday.
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a murder inquiry
An 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.
Thesaurus for inquest from the Collins English Thesaurus
When an inquest is held, a public official hears evidence about someone's death in order to find out the cause.