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scrutiny
used in Girl Interrupted

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Definition
careful examination of something
  • The patient must lay out the often fantastic assertions of the first interpreter and scrutinize them with the second. The hope is that the second interpreter has, or will learn to have, the wit and insight to disprove some of the ridiculous claims the first interpreter has made over the years.
scrutinize = look at them very carefully
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