...we are duty bound to confront moral dilemmas and scrutinize the implications of our actions.
Jay Allison, et al. -- This I Believe II
maybe he had reasons which would not stand the light of scrutiny.
John Steinbeck -- East of Eden
Winston turned his head a little aside to avoid the scrutiny of the large dark eyes.
George Orwell -- 1984
The jury, thinking themselves under close scrutiny, paid attention; so did the witnesses, thinking likewise.
Harper Lee -- To Kill a Mockingbird
He has come to borrow money from Troy, and while he knows he will be successful, he is uncertain as to what extent his lifestyle will be held up to scrutiny and ridicule.
August Wilson -- Fences
In imagination he felt the scrutiny of his companions as he painfully labored through some lies.
Stephen Crane -- The Red Badge of Courage
An awareness of being looked at, scrutinized, whispered about, that Laila had never felt before.
Khaled Hosseini -- A Thousand Splendid Suns
He nodded, uncomfortable under her scrutiny.
Nicholas Sparks -- The Lucky One
I scrutinized her face for signs of denial but saw none.
Nicholas Sparks -- Dear John
Research on inmates would come under scrutiny and start being heavily regulated about fifteen years later, because they’d be considered a vulnerable population unable to give informed consent.
Rebecca Skloot -- The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
I’d endured a lot of scrutiny since the beginning of the school year.
Sarah Dessen -- Just Listen
He stood up and scrutinized himself anxiously in the glass.
Agatha Christie -- And Then There Were None
Beloved did not look at Paul D; her scrutiny was for Sethe.
Toni Morrison -- Beloved
Because of their relationship, he came under close scrutiny.
Stieg Larsson -- The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
It watches as she turns to the register and rings up fifty cents. . . Then, just as the eye is about to relax its scrutiny, it spots Maribel slipping the coins into her pocket.
Christina Garcia -- Dreaming in Cuban
Together we scrutinized the twelve lemon cakes from the delicatessen shop.
F. Scott Fitzgerald -- The Great Gatsby
The Pfaffelhürvers scrutinized the results. "Not one crease in these shirts, please."
Markus Zusak -- The Book Thief
Pierre looked round at his fellow prisoners and scrutinized them.
Leo Tolstoy -- War and Peace
For a moment I had an odd impression, as if I were being scrutinized by myself.
Albert Camus -- The Stranger
Tailed almost everywhere she went, her mail searched, her friends and family interrogated, Shizuka endured intense scrutiny for two years.
Laura Hillenbrand -- Unbroken
With calm and intent scrutiny, he felt her pulse, looked into her eyes...
Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The Scarlet Letter
His scrutiny made Eragon nervous.
Christopher Paolini -- Eragon
Scrutinizing these first tombs, Sophie noted the similarities and differences between them.
Dan Brown -- The Da Vinci Code
said Monks, after a close and eager scrutiny of the contents of the little packet.
Charles Dickens -- Oliver Twist
...said Mr. Roberts, scrutinizing Mr. Weasley closely.
J.K. Rowling -- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
the scout engaged in the scrutiny with renewed zeal.
James Fenimore Cooper -- The Last of the Mohicans
One felt that nothing could escape their scrutiny.
Agatha Christie -- Murder On The Orient Express
I was both impressed and a little unsettled by how much she seemed to have grasped in so little time. Maybe it was the mask, I thought, the advantage of cover, the freedom to be watchful, to observe and scrutinize.
Khaled Hosseini -- And The Mountains Echoed
But his newly leased cars seemed to attract scrutiny and even hostility from local police officers who were used to seeing refugees riding around in beat-up vehicles with dented bumpers and sagging suspensions.
Warren St. John -- Outcasts United
He scrutinizes me for what feels like a very long time.
Sara Gruen -- Water for Elephants
Meggie scrutinized her father’s face.
Cornelia Funke -- Inkheart
The revolver vanished, flashed again into sight, vanished again, and became evident on a closer scrutiny as a little dark object following Adye.
H.G. Wells -- The Invisible Man
On closer scrutiny it was evident that she really was fourteen.
Victor Hugo -- Les Miserables
All will pass the most rigorous scrutiny by experts.
Stephenie Meyer -- Breaking Dawn
He crawled beneath the wooden bench and scrutinized the underside.
Jodi Picoult -- Nineteen Minutes
they proceeded no farther with the scrutiny of the remaining books
Miguel de Cervantes -- Don Quixote
I did not know what these were—there was no time for scrutiny—and I put a more horrible interpretation on them than they deserved.
H.G. Wells -- The War of the Worlds
The bright blue eyes gave the same impression that they were X-raying the object of their scrutiny,
J.K. Rowling -- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
He turned his gaze inward and scrutinized himself to determine what struck the deepest, darkest chords within him.
Christopher Paolini -- Eldest
Reyna scrutinized him carefully.
Rick Riordan -- The Son of Neptune