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scrutiny
used in 1984 by Orwell

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Definition
careful examination of something
  • Winston turned his head a little aside to avoid the scrutiny of the large dark eyes.
    p. 49.7
scrutiny = careful examination
  • You had to live — did live, from habit that became instinct — in the assumption that every sound you made was overheard, and, except in darkness, every movement scrutinized.
    p. 3.4
  • His friendships, his relaxations, his behaviour towards his wife and children, the expression of his face when he is alone, the words he mutters in sleep, even the characteristic movements of his body, are all jealously scrutinized.
    p. 211.1

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