Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of scrutinize.

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Examples

  • Sotamayor seems to be getting her way, whilst the grilling side put up a show that they're doing a masterful job in scrutinizing candidates.

    Clinton again rips into vetting process

  • "The fact of the matter is, Speaker Rubio double billed taxpayers for flights, charged everything from his family reunion to car repairs to the Republican Party, and used political committees as his personal slush fund – so it should come as no surprise that he and his campaign will try whatever methods possible to change the subject as voters begin scrutinizing his record."

    Crist vows to run as a Republican

  • Obama's comments came before he consulted with a bipartisan group of senators who will play key roles in scrutinizing his choice to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens.

    'Short list' for court picks shows ties to Obama

  • Years ago, when reading one of my very favorites, MOBY DICK, for just under the umpteenth time, I had an "aesthetic wow," and in scrutinizing the passages (many, many of them), I realized they read like poetry; then, checking again, I discovered they were in iambic pentameter.

    Simple Meal Plan

  • Where do or should we stand in scrutinizing how, and for whom, law does or does not matter?

    I Think I'm Going to Shut My Piehole for A While

  • The Court's new interest in scrutinizing capital cases has the effect of reducing the death penalty's political air supply — that is, of constricting its public legitimacy.

    The Executioner's Swan Song?

  • (Hear, hear) We are very careful in scrutinizing those who get through on those lines.

    Autralian Problems

  • The virtue alone of John Comnenus was beneficent and pure: the most illustrious of the princes, who procede or follow that respectable name, have trod with some dexterity and vigor the crooked and bloody paths of a selfish policy: in scrutinizing the imperfect characters of Leo the

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • Healthy eating proponents were called health "nuts" for years before the idea of scrutinizing the quality and provenance of one's food became mainstream; before Wal-Mart started selling organics.

    Schuyler Brown: "Not a Big Fan of TV": Is an Organic Information Revolution on the Horizon?

  • If you dont think there is anything sinister in the idea of scrutinizing, then why did you, in your original post, make such an effort to point out how poor Barack Obama has been so scrutinized by the media?

    The Imperfect Blog

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