The idea was to shield their communications from scrutiny and evade state public records law.
Speculation that the scrutiny of Tea Party groups might have been directed out of the White House is “baloney,” says Dean.
Most laws are subjected to the lowest level of scrutiny—or “rational basis review.”
But I'm sure she never imagined she would find herself under as much stress and scrutiny as she is feeling right now.
scrutiny of the whole speech was riveting for mostly the wrong reasons.
She surprised me in the middle of my scrutiny, but she did not seem to notice it.
The more potent a power in us, I suspect it is the more hidden from our scrutiny.'
Unconscious of their scrutiny, the boy played a czardas, weird and strange.
My assistant hummed at her task, unconscious of my scrutiny.
Kent stared at her frankly, so that she flushed a little under the scrutiny.
early 15c., "a vote to choose someone to decide a question," from Late Latin scrutinium "a search, inquiry" (in Medieval Latin, "a mode of election by ballot"), from Latin scrutari "to examine, investigate, search," from PIE root *skreu- "to cut; cutting tool" (see shred (n.)). Meaning "close examination" first recorded c.1600. Perhaps the original notion of the Latin word is "to search through trash," via scruta (plural) "trash, rags" ("shreds"); or the original sense might be "to cut into, scratch."