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careful examination of something
  • To try to put them on their best behavior, he told his subjects that their performance would be scrutinized later by a classmate.
    6 — Seven Seconds in the Bronx (80% in)
scrutinized = looked at 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.)
  • Even though he is looking at me, I don't have the sense of being scrutinized or monitored.
    6 — Seven Seconds in the Bronx (47% in)

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