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Word: scrutinize

Definition: examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny


Sentences Containing 'scrutinize'

In a few moments the young girl had attracted the attention of the whole house, and even the occupants of the boxes leaned forward to scrutinize her magnificent diamonds.

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