querist

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que·rist

 (kwîr′ĭst)
n.
One who asks questions; an inquirer.

[From obsolete quere, question; see query.]

querist

(ˈkwɪərɪst)
n
a person who makes inquiries or queries; questioner

que•rist

(ˈkwɪər ɪst)

n.
one who inquires or questions.
[1625–35]

querist

a person who makes inquiries or asks questions.
See also: Questioning
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The querist repeated again and again what he had said before, and then Sancho said, "It seems to me I can set the matter right in a moment, and in this way; the man swears that he is going to die upon the gallows; but if he dies upon it, he has sworn the truth, and by the law enacted deserves to go free and pass over the bridge; but if they don't hang him, then he has sworn falsely, and by the same law deserves to be hanged.
But then, senor governor," replied the querist, "the man will have to be divided into two parts; and if he is divided of course he will die; and so none of the requirements of the law will be carried out, and it is absolutely necessary to comply with it.