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scrutiny
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The Fountainhead
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  • He studied Roark and the house with the same meticulous scrutiny; he felt as if he could not quite tell them apart.
  • She sat looking up at him, faintly astonished by his scrutiny, as if her words had deserved no special attention.
  • But when he lifted his eyes to Catherine, he knew that no caution was necessary: she did not react to his scrutiny; her expression remained the same, whether he studied her face or that of the woman at the next table; she seemed to have no consciousness of her own person.

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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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