Definition of inquisitory:
Synonyms for inquisitory:
- "Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed.", S. A. Reilly.
Modern and commodious itself, it looked from its balcony at serried and mismatched and quaintly- named haunts of old provincial, of sedately passive rather than confidently eager, traffic; but this made, among us, for much harmless inquisitory life- while we were fairly assaulted, at home, by the scale and some of the striking notes of our fine modernity.- "A Small Boy and Others", Henry James.
She drew farther back into her corner of the sofa, waving him to a seat beside her, as though to bring his inquisitory eyes on a level where her own could command them; but he stood where he was, unconscious of her gesture, and merely repeating: " Tell me."- "The Fruit of the Tree", Edith Wharton.