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scrutiny

noun

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1 a close look at or over someone or something in order to judge condition
  • his performance on the football field is seemingly unaffected by the media's intense scrutiny of his tumultuous personal life

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2 a fixed intent look
  • began to squirm under the penetrating scrutiny of the judge

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The first known use of scrutiny was in 1604

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“Scrutiny.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scrutiny. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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