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inquisitor - questioner (especially harsh); investigator; person making an inquisition
inveigh - denounce; utter censure or invective; Ex. inveigh against the evils of drink
sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
invert - turn upside down or inside out; reverse the position or condition of
ransack - search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.
seep - pass slowly through small openings; ooze; trickle; N. seepage
precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
actuary - someone who advises insurance companies
filigree - delicate ornamental lacelike metalwork
attribute - essential quality; V: ascribe; explain