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scrutiny
used in The Great Gatsby

3 uses
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Definition
careful examination of something
  • Together we scrutinized the twelve lemon cakes from the delicatessen shop.
    p. 84.6
scrutinized = looked at very carefully
  • He put his hands in his coat pockets and turned back eagerly to his scrutiny of the house, as though my presence marred the sacredness of the vigil.
    p. 145.9
  • But when I'd shouted "hello. several times in vain, an argument broke out behind a partition, and presently a lovely Jewess appeared at an interior door and scrutinized me with black hostile eyes.
    p. 170.2

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