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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SCRUTINIZED

Her face, as she scrutinized once again the man at the desk, was coldly malignant.

By now he realized that he had been scrutinized by the aid of an electric hand-lamp.

Daguenet scrutinized her slyly, sneering in his chaffing way.

He scrutinized her, and she did indeed seem to him much aged.

Raish leaned back in his chair and scrutinized the questioner.

The reverend gentleman adjusted his spectacles and scrutinized it.

Major Nord picked it up carefully, scrutinized Harry Junior.

Haire scanned the back of it, and then scrutinized it all over for a few seconds.

Dismounting, the Indian scrutinized the hoof-prints where the horse had stood.

"He is not here," replied Tom Rush, after he had scrutinized all the faces.

WORD ORIGIN

1670s, from scrutiny + -ize. Related: Scrutinized; scrutinizing. Earlier verb was scrutine (1590s), from French.

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