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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Latin
Origin: , past participle of interrogare, from rogare 'to ask'

interrogate

verb
     
in‧ter‧ro‧gate [transitive]
to ask someone a lot of questions for a long time in order to get information, sometimes using threats:
The police interrogated the suspect for several hours.
interrogator noun [countable]
He refused to tell his interrogators anything.
interrogation noun [uncountable and countable]

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