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scrutiny
used in The Fountainhead

3 uses
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Definition
careful examination of something
  • He studied Roark and the house with the same meticulous scrutiny; he felt as if he could not quite tell them apart.
    1.11 — Part 1 Chapter 11 (74% in)
  • She sat looking up at him, faintly astonished by his scrutiny, as if her words had deserved no special attention.
    3.3 — Part 3 Chapter 3 (34% in)
  • But when he lifted his eyes to Catherine, he knew that no caution was necessary: she did not react to his scrutiny; her expression remained the same, whether he studied her face or that of the woman at the next table; she seemed to have no consciousness of her own person.
    4.10 — Part 4 Chapter 10 (38% in)

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