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scrutiny
used in Anne Of Green Gables

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Definition
careful examination of something
  • Accordingly, Marilla lifted her candle and looked scrutinizingly at Anne's hair, flowing in heavy masses down her back.
    Chapter 27 — Vanity and Vexation of Spirit (39% in)
scrutinizingly = with careful examination
  • The stout lady occasionally turned her head squarely around and surveyed Anne through her eyeglasses until Anne, acutely sensitive of being so scrutinized, felt that she must scream aloud; and the white-lace girl kept talking audibly to her next neighbor about the "country bumpkins" and "rustic belles" in the audience, languidly anticipating "such fun" from the displays of local talent on the program.
    Chapter 33 — The Hotel Concert (56% in)

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