scrutiny

[ skroot-n-ee ]SEE DEFINITION OF scrutiny

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As if she were conscious of his scrutiny, she lifted her head and glanced toward him.

Suddenly a strange sound at her side startled her into scrutiny of Caleb's face.

The more potent a power in us, I suspect it is the more hidden from our scrutiny.'

My assistant hummed at her task, unconscious of my scrutiny.

To his relief, a scrutiny of the dials revealed nothing wrong.

He could not do one single act which would endure so strict a scrutiny.

Half-an-hour later he rang for his housekeeper and subjected her book to scrutiny.

His scrutiny was careful, comprehensive, but the only person he recognized was Grace.

Jed bore the scrutiny calmly; in fact he didn't seem to be aware of it.

But whatever the results of his scrutiny and appraisal might be he kept them entirely to himself.

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