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used in Starship Troopers

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careful examination of something
  • But it makes the men feel better if their Old Man scrutinizes everything — besides, it's my job.
    Chapter 14 (33% in)
scrutinizes = looks at or examines very carefully

(editor's note:  The suffix "-ive" converts a word to a verb. This is the same pattern you see in words like apologize, theorize, and dramatize.)
  • They treated it as a dull routine, which I'm sure it was; nevertheless they scrutinized every document, they took our fingerprints — again!
    Chapter 2 (61% in)

There are no more uses of "scrutiny" in Starship Troopers.

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