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 Meanings and Examples of SCRUTINIZE
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scrutinize
 v.  examine closely and critically
Classic Sentence: (52 in 4 pages)
1  She had been in the habit of seeing him for a long time, and she had scrutinized him as girls scrutinize and see, while looking elsewhere.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI—THE BATTLE BEGUN
2  He would be like a philologist refusing to examine a fact in language, a philosopher hesitating to scrutinize a fact in humanity.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—ORIGIN
3  And then, let us scrutinize your state reasons.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER VI—THE GRASS COVERS AND THE RAIN EFFACES
4  In a few moments the young girl had attracted the attention of the whole house, and even the occupants of the boxes leaned forward to scrutinize her magnificent diamonds.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 53. Robert le Diable.
5  "Excuse me," he added, taking an opera glass out of her hand, and proceeding to scrutinize, over her bare shoulder, the row of boxes facing them.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 4
6  Selden had retained her hand, and continued to scrutinize her with a strange sense of foreboding.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 12
7  He screwed up his seeing eye to scrutinize the messenger more carefully, as if wishing to read in his face what preoccupied his own mind.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER XVII
8  Edmond then cast his eyes scrutinizingly at the agitated and embarrassed Mercedes, and then again on the gloomy and menacing Fernand.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 3. The Catalans.
9  Marius examined the partition, almost unconsciously; sometimes revery examines, observes, and scrutinizes as thought would.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—A PROVIDENTIAL PEEP-HOLE
10  It examines, it scrutinizes, it analyzes; then it puts together once more, it proceeds by means of reduction, discarding all hatred.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IV—THE TWO DUTIES: TO WATCH AND TO HOPE
11  They fear the ear that hears their orders, and the eye that scrutinizes their actions.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 14. The Two Prisoners.
12  His gaze, fixed ten or twelve paces in front of him, seemed to be scrutinizing with profound attention the shape of an ancient fragment of blue earthenware which had fallen in the grass.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIII—LITTLE GERVAIS
13  On scrutinizing this light which appeared to his conscience with more attention, he recognized the fact that it possessed a human form and that this torch was the Bishop.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIII—LITTLE GERVAIS
14  Nevertheless, on scrutinizing her attentively, it was evident that she still retained her beauty.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—ONE MOTHER MEETS ANOTHER MOTHER
15  For several minutes, Jondrette had been scrutinizing "the benefactor" in a singular fashion.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IX—JONDRETTE COMES NEAR WEEPING
Example Sentence:
1  Searching for flaws, the sergeant wanted to scrutinize every detail of the private's uniform.
2  Her purpose was to scrutinize his features to see if he was an honest man.
3  Her rendition of the anthem was critically praised, but was scrutinized less than a day later when a representative from the U.S. Marine Band said Beyonce was lip-syncing and the band's performance was taped.
4  In a liberal democracy this needs to be scrutinized constantly, and herein lies the first problem for the researcher.