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used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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careful examination of something
  • The jury, thinking themselves under close scrutiny, paid attention; so did the witnesses, thinking likewise.
    p. 222.9
scrutiny = careful examination
  • Unaware of public scrutiny from above, Judge Taylor disposed of the severed end by propelling it expertly to his lips and saying, "Fhluck!"
    p. 253.4
scrutiny = careful watching
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