scrutinizingly


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scru·ti·nize

 (skro͞ot′n-īz′)
tr.v. scru·ti·nized, scru·ti·niz·ing, scru·ti·niz·es
To examine or observe with great care; inspect critically.

scru′ti·niz′er n.
scru′ti·niz′ing·ly adv.
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scrutinizingly

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scrutinisingly

adv
in a scrutinizing manner
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References in classic literature ?
When Prince Andrew spoke (he could tell a story very well), Natasha listened to him with pride; when she spoke she noticed with fear and joy that he gazed attentively and scrutinizingly at her.
Accordingly, Marilla lifted her candle and looked scrutinizingly at Anne's hair, flowing in heavy masses down her back.
Everybody was very penurious for weeks beforehand and hoards were counted scrutinizingly every day.