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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
analysis, attention to detail, audit, check, close study, contemplation, eagle eye, enquiry, examination, exploration, eye, eyeball inspection, fascinated attention, finicalness, finickiness, fixed regard, harping, inquiry, inspection, investigation, look-in, meticulous attention, minute attention, ocular inspection, overhaul, overhauling, overview, perlustration, perusal, probe, probing, quality control, rapt attention, review, run-through, scan, sifting, special consideration, strict attention, study, surveillance, survey, tab, the eye, undivided attention, unrelenting attention, vetting, view, visitation, visual examination, watch
Dictionary Results for scrutiny:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
scrutiny
    n 1: the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)
         [syn: examination, scrutiny]
    2: a prolonged intense look

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Scrutiny \Scru"ti*ny\, n. [L. scrutinium, fr. scrutari to search
   carefully, originally, to search even to the rags, fr. scruta
   trash, trumpery; perhaps akin to E. shred: cf. AS. scrudnian
   to make scrutiny.]
   1. Close examination; minute inspection; critical
      observation.
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            They that have designed exactness and deep scrutiny
            have taken some one part of nature.   --Sir M. Hale.
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            Thenceforth I thought thee worth my nearer view
            And narrower scrutiny.                --Milton.
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   2. (Anc. Church) An examination of catechumens, in the last
      week of Lent, who were to receive baptism on Easter Day.
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   3. (Canon Law) A ticket, or little paper billet, on which a
      vote is written.
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   4. (Parliamentary Practice) An examination by a committee of
      the votes given at an election, for the purpose of
      correcting the poll. --Brande & C.
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Scrutiny \Scru"ti*ny\, v. t.
   To scrutinize. [Obs.]
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