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scru·ti·niz·ing

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  1. scrutinizing

    An inquisitive person is one who is bent on finding out all that can be found out by inquiry, especially of little and personal matters, and hence is generally meddlesome and prying. Inquisitive may be used in a good sense, tho in such connection inquiring is to be preferred; as, an inquiring mind. As applied to a state of mind, curious denotes a keen and rather pleasurable desire to know fully something to which one's attention has been called, but without the active tendency that inquisitive implies; a well-bred person may be curious to know, but will not be inquisitive in trying to ascertain, what is of interest in the affairs of another.

    Synonyms:
    curious, inquiring, inquisitive, intrusive, meddlesome, meddling, peeping, prying, searching

    Antonyms:
    apathetic, careless, heedless, inattentive, indifferent, unconcerned, uninterested

    Preposition:
    Inquisitive about, concerning, in regard to, regarding trifles.

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  1. Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall:

    My Office is closely scrutinizing the policies that allowed for a violent offender, like Hall, to walk free, the justice system failed these officers and I will do everything in my power to ensure that doesn’t happen again.

  2. Paul Howell website:

    For the past twenty-one years, both the state and federal judicial system have been involved in scrutinizing this case, the courts have heard multiple appeals in multiple forms and at multiple levels from Julius Jones. They have found no claim which necessitated the granting of relief.

  3. James Cleverly:

    I think it is absolutely appropriate that the prime minister and the cabinet made this decision, she will be coming to the House of Commons where she will be questioned by members of parliament, scrutinizing her role as prime minister, and that is the appropriate relationship between government, on the one hand, and parliament, on the other.

  4. Marc Rayman:

    We are tremendously excited, we have guided this robotic probe for well over seven years on an interplanetary journey of more than 3 billion miles. Along the way we sailed past Mars. We spent 14 months orbiting and scrutinizing the giant protoplanet Vesta. ... Now, finally, we are on the verge of conducting the first exploration ever of the first dwarf planet.

  5. Suzanne Scott:

    If Galaxys Edge had been set on Tatooine, fans would have enjoyed scrutinizing every detail against Galaxys Edge cinematic counterpart, in creating Black Spire Outpost, they get all the appeal and familiarity of a spaceport/border planet, plus all of the creative freedom.


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