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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of scrutinize.

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Examples

  • Rabin scrutinizes stinker after stinker, from the 1956 Howard Hughes-produced anti-miscegenation screed "The Conqueror" (he refers to its central figure, played by John Wayne, as John Wayneghis Khan), to the dismal 2005 film version of "Rent" (which he describes, aptly, as starring "fake 20-somethings playing fake bohemians in a wholly inauthentic take on la vie bohème"), to Cameron Crowe's woebegone 2005 "Elizabethtown" (which confounded Rabin so much he wrote about it twice).

    Book Review Roundup: Movie Flops, Reality TV And The Constitution

  • Rabin scrutinizes stinker after stinker, from the 1956 Howard Hughes-produced anti-miscegenation screed "The Conqueror" (he refers to its central figure, played by John Wayne, as John Wayneghis Khan), to the dismal 2005 film version of "Rent" (which he describes, aptly, as starring "fake 20-somethings playing fake bohemians in a wholly inauthentic take on la vie bohème"), to Cameron Crowe's woebegone 2005 "Elizabethtown" (which confounded Rabin so much he wrote about it twice).

    Book Review Roundup: Movie Flops, Reality TV And The Constitution

  • Cairn Energy has extended by more than a month the deadline for the stake sale to Vedanta to May 20 in order to accommodate the completion of the open offer and as an Indian ministerial panel scrutinizes the deal.

    Petronas Sells Cairn India Stake for $2.1 Billion

  • Related: WH scrutinizes liquidation fund in Senate bill

    McConnell: There's a bailout fund in current Wall St. reform bill

  • Our experience is that the Immigration Service at the Canadian Embassy in Mexico City scrutinizes very carefully all applications and will tend to reject those from people who, in their opinion, may overstay their visa or not return at all to Mexico.

    US/MEX Citizens traveling to canada

  • As the reader has hopefully gathered from my column by now, once one seriously scrutinizes the underlying economics of free trade, even if one is not disabused of the policy outright it becomes hard to deny that it is a legitimately controversial issue.

    Ian Fletcher: Why Public Support for Free Trade Will Collapse Soon

  • A system that issues and upholds junk patents will devalue intellectual property much faster than one that scrutinizes patents more carefully and enforces only the good ones.

    Digital Innovators vs. the Patent Trolls

  • He scrutinizes everything about the horses—their gait, movement, speed—as his mind ticks through a series of decisions.

    The Art of Teaching Horses to Fly

  • The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, or NICE, scrutinizes the cost and clinical benefits of new drugs to determine whether the state health-care system should pay for them.

    U.K. Drug Watchdog to Lose Industry Power

  • Arthur oversaw as surgeon general, scrutinizes a doctor's record every time he is assigned to practice medicine at a new duty station.

    Vice Admiral Donald Arthur

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