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Spanish Inquisition


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  • proper n. an extension of the Papal Inquisition, set up in 15th century Spain, to investigate and punish converted Jews and Muslims thought to be insincere.
  • proper n. Excessive questioning or interrogation

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  • n. an inquisition initiated in 1478 by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella that guarded the orthodoxy of Catholicism in Spain (especially from the 15th to the 17th centuries)


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  • "Tough love for heretics" - from the US situational comedy "Frasier" episode with "Dr Nora", at the 6.20 mark.

    February 26, 2011