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Definitioncareful examination of something
- The city was under siege, its every activity scrutinized by heavily armed soldiers and scowling police.
scrutinized = looked at very carefully
- The exact moment of the Persian New Year can be detected by scrutinizing the eggs upon the mirror, for as the bull shifts the world from one horn to the other, the eggs jiggle.
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