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Scrutinous

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Scrutinous Closely examining, or inquiring; careful; strict.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • scrutinous Closely inquiring or examining: scrutinizing; carefully critical.
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Quotations

  • Joseph Farrall
    Joseph Farrall
    “Enjoy your happiness while you have it, and while, you have it do not too closely scrutinize its foundation.”

Usage

In literature:

Lecoq scrutinized his demeanor as attentively as an anatomist might have watched the action of a muscle.
"Monsieur Lecoq" by Emile Gaboriau
Long-Hair stalked about scrutinizing the ground.
"Alice of Old Vincennes" by Maurice Thompson
He scrutinized her, at discreet intervals, from head to foot.
"The Odd Women" by George Gissing
He looks from table to table, and disturbs the groups as he goes up to scrutinize all the merrymakers in the room.
"Under Fire" by Henri Barbusse
The engaged couple thus scrutinized were unconscious of this passive goddess.
"The Forsyte Saga, Complete" by John Galsworthy
Once he turned, picked up the paper, scrutinized the handwriting word for word, and tossed it back on the desk.
"The Tides of Barnegat" by F. Hopkinson Smith
Carlo scrutinized his features.
"Vittoria, Complete" by George Meredith
The captain's eyes scrutinized me speculatingly.
"The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete" by George Meredith
As Julia received her cup she scrutinized the girl more carefully.
"The Descent of Man and Other Stories" by Edith Wharton
He scrutinized each group of men he met.
"The Border Legion" by Zane Grey
I am no conjuror, and I have not scrutinized you so closely as your friend Lady Julia.
"The Small House at Allington" by Anthony Trollope
During the time I was writing the notes of my journal, I was also scrutinizing the joiner.
"Words of Cheer for the Tempted, the Toiling, and the Sorrowing" by T. S. Arthur
Mrs. Loring scrutinized her countenance closely.
"The Hand But Not the Heart" by T. S. Arthur
With still hearts and bated breath they climbed out over the log jam and scrutinized it.
"The Chalice Of Courage" by Cyrus Townsend Brady
The Levite dropped his head between his shoulders and scrutinized him sharply.
"Saul of Tarsus" by Elizabeth Miller
Now and then he would give Cristina a quick, scrutinizing glance.
"The Joy of Captain Ribot" by Armando Palacio Valdés
He gazed at us for several seconds in amazement; but, on scrutinizing me more closely, he seemed disturbed.
"Frédérique; vol. 2" by Charles Paul de Kock
He did not dare to put a question to any of the scrutineers standing behind the sorters.
"The Turnstile" by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
He scrutinized the scene before him appraisingly.
"The Mardi Gras Mystery" by H. Bedford-Jones
Marcia jumped up and scrutinized the writing.
"The Girl Next Door" by Augusta Huiell Seaman
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In poetry:

Neither in adamant nor brass
The scrutinizing eye records it;
The arm is rooted in the heart,
The heart that rules and lords it.
"Self" by Madison Julius Cawein
I've scanned you with a scrutinizing gaze,
Resolved to fathom these your secret ways:
But, sift them as I will,
Your ways are secret still.
"The Queen Of Hearts" by Christina Georgina Rossetti
A. He thoroughly must scrutinize his heart,
If he detests the devious paths he trod,
And from his sins determines to depart,
Whether committed against man, or God;
"The Lord's Prayer" by Rees Prichard

In news:

Products Incorrectly Labeled as Cosmetics Scrutinized by the FDA.
Behind the fragrant haze of smokers and the pitmasters' secret seasoning and sauce, Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) certified judges gather to scrutinize, score, and strengthen the American Way of Life.
Is there a college football team more scrutinized by its fans than the Alabama football team.
So, who'll be the most scrutinized rookies during the opening week of the 2012 NFL season.
Philadelphia, PA – So, who'll be the most scrutinized rookies during the opening week of the 2012 NFL season.
It's Time to Scrutinize Fox.
MONTPELIER — A Union Elementary School teacher who has been scrutinized by parents over concerns that include her repeated absences from the classroom has extended her current leave of absence into next year.
But you can bet that in these tough economic times, there will be more federal auditors scrutinizing every invoice to the last crumb.
Scrutinizing The Beacon 's Standing For Scrutiny.
Analyzing scripts is the currency of ScriptShadow, Reeves' blog, which is devoted to scrutinizing professionals' work-in-development and efforts from amateurs.
Government continues to scrutinize texts between Kilpatrick, Bobby Ferguson.
Haley says any taxpayer who enrolls in the free coverage will have their credit reports scrutinized daily for an entire year.
The system is being scrutinized by the FCC and others in the industry.
Harahan businessman's house scrutinized, parish contracting examined, more: Jefferson politics links.
Richmond battery distributor scrutinized by Transport Canada after alleged fire.
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In science:

It is desirable to complement and extend the analysis of by scrutinizing the impact of pre-decoupling magnetic fields on intermediate scales.
Tight coupling expansion and fully inhomogeneous magnetic fields
Inspired by the success of this experiment, the SM theory prediction of aµ has been considerably refined and scrutinized in the last few years (see e.g. [8–12] for recent reviews and references).
The Muon Magnetic Moment and Supersymmetry
These “discoveries” are then scrutinized in confirmation and validation studies.
An adaptive significance threshold criterion for massive multiple hypotheses testing
On the other hand it is not advisable to choose the significance threshold too conservatively in such applications because the “discoveries” will be scrutinized in follow up investigations.
An adaptive significance threshold criterion for massive multiple hypotheses testing
Some of the most powerful tools to scrutinize this sector, cosmology, ββ [0ν ] and β decay, were discussed in the session.
Probing Neutrino low energy and mass scales
This disturbing prospect should motivate the workshop participants (and others) to explore the mathematics of optical depth differences in a turbulent medium, and scrutinize their data for independent evidence of high pressures and densities in the ISM, or alternatively, indications that such extremes are absent.
Small Ionized and Neutral Structures: A Theoretical Review
Several studies scrutinized the popular nanoflare heating model of Parker.
Astrophysics in 2006
The driving idea is to scrutinize the KKDC evidence in a short time using the existing 76Ge enriched detectors of the HM and Igex collaborations.
Double beta decay: experiments and theory review
It will now be very much worthwhile to scrutinize the expression for k0 more closely and see how the geometry of space-time makes its contribution to stability.
Perturbations on steady spherical accretion in Schwarzschild geometry
When scrutinizing the emerging hadronic final state, issues like universality of hadronization, the color structure of the partonic final state and multi-scale phenomena become important.
What HERA may provide ?
With precision measurements, as described in the previous sections, different models and calculations can be systematically scrutinized.
What HERA may provide ?
An approach based on a string theoretical construction, the AdS/CFT correspondence, has shown to be a useful tool to scrutinize non-perturbative phenomena of non-Abelian gauge theories, e.g. those involved in QGP phenomenology.
The AdS/CFT Correspondence and Non-perturbative QCD
The perturbative value of η /s goes to ∞ for λ → 0, which is manifestly in conflict with RHIC data, therefore it would be useful to scrutinize its value in the strongly coupled regime.
The AdS/CFT Correspondence and Non-perturbative QCD
All results obtained here should be scrutinized in circumstances where students take low-stakes, power test without time-limit pressure. Significant occurrence of rapid-responders certainly would mask this relationship because rapid-responders give nearly random responds which, in average, have very low likelihood.
Test item response time and the response likelihood
We scrutinize the idea, observed earlier by Fierz and Scharf, that the time-evolution can be implemented between time varying Fock spaces.
Time Evolution of the External Field Problem in QED
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