Scrutiny: A Quarterly Review was a literature periodical founded in 1932 by L. C. Knights and F. R. Leavis, who remained its principal editor until the final issue in 1953. Other editors include Lionel Charles Knights and Harold Andrew Mason. An additional volume, number 20, is often included in this series, including `A Retrospec...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scrutiny_(journal)
Watching closely over someone or something.
Example: After the third attack, the police kept their suspect under close scrutiny by plain clothes officers.
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- a prolonged intense lookFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=scrutiny
[ Latin scrutinium
, from scrutari
to search carefully, originally, to search even to the rags, from scruta
trash, trumpery; perhaps akin to English shred
: confer Anglo-Saxon scrudnian
to make scrutiny.] 1.
Close examination; minute inspecti...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/41
Scru'ti·ny transitive verb
To scrutinize. [ Obsolete] Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/41
• (v. t.) To scrutinize. • (n.) An examination of catechumens, in the last week of Lent, who were to receive baptism on Easter Day. • (n.) A ticket, or little paper billet, on which a vote is written. • (n.) An examination by a committee of the votes given at an election, for the purpose of correcting the poll. • (n.) Close...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/scrutiny/
Scrutiny (French: scrutin; Late Latin: scrutinium; from scrutari, meaning `those who search through piles of rubbish in the hope of finding something of` and originally from the Latin `scruta,` meaning `broken things, rags, or rubbish.`). In Roman times, the `scrutari` of cities and towns were those who laboriously searched for valuables a...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scrutiny
the act of examining something closely, as for mistakesFound on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/844476
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