Synonyms of inquisition
investigationDictionary • He suffered a 40-minute inquisition in the press conference.
investigation • He ordered an investigation into the affair.
examination • the examination of witnesses in this murder case
inquiry • a murder inquiry
inquest • The inquest into their deaths opened yesterday.
third degree (informal)
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• the examination of witnesses in this murder case
inquestWhen an inquest is held, a public official hears evidence about someone's death in order to find out the cause.
• The inquest into their deaths opened yesterday.
• a murder inquiry
Thesaurus for inquisition from the Collins English Thesaurus
the act of inquiring deeply or searchingly; investigation