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used in Dracula

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careful examination of something
  • When I came into the room where he was, and introduced myself, he took me by the shoulder, and turned my face round to the light, and said, after a sharp scrutiny, "But Madam Mina told me you were ill, that you had had a shock."
    Chapter 14 (62% in)
scrutiny = careful look
  • He looked at me keenly, and seeing the negative in my face, turned to the others, and scrutinized them closely.
    Chapter 18 (84% in)

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