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Sense and Sensibility
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  • The impertinence of these kind of scrutinies, moreover, was generally concluded with a compliment, which though meant as its douceur, was considered by Marianne as the greatest impertinence of all; for after undergoing an examination into the value and make of her gown, the colour of her shoes, and the arrangement of her hair, she was almost sure of being told that upon "her word she looked vastly smart, and she dared to say she would make a great many conquests."

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  • She scrutinized her reflection in the mirror.
  • The senator asked the agency to scrutinize the proposed legislation and report back to her with their findings.

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