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scrutiny

a. (in the early Christian Church) a formal testing that catechumens had to undergo before being baptized
b. a similar examination of candidates for holy orders
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Election Commission has ordered both the parties to appear in front of the committee established to scrutinize foreign funding case on 19th.
The Scrutinize Campaign: A Youth HIV Prevention Campaign Addressing Multiple and Concurrent Sexual Partnerships.
I fear that they may place too implicit a confidence in their public servants, and fail properly to scrutinize their conduct; that in this way they may be made the dupes of designing men, and become the instruments of their own undoing.
Archaeology Lecturer Evangelos Kyriakidis examines theoretical issues concerning the attribution of ritual value to prehistoric activity; further chapters scrutinize "Going Further with Ritual: Praxis and Belief" and "The Rise and Fall of the Minoan Peak Sanctuaries".
It enabled the team to scrutinize more closely than ever before the primordial fluctuations imprinted on the microwave background.
A second lesson is that the Tax Court is ready, willing and able to scrutinize the actions of the FLP or family limited liability company (FLLC) and its owners and managers, and that the Fifth Circuit is willing to support it.
Maggi thus turns from the usual sources--sensationally lurid, canonical texts--which for all their morbid attractions tend to be conceptually half-baked, to scrutinize instead relatively forgotten works that address demonic speech acts with philosophical, specifically late scholastic, rigor.
Hopefully, these penalties will drive the industry to more carefully scrutinize itself, to regulate itself, to instill newer philosophies in its operations and to initiate models of good care.
The London conference began with a spirited rally at the Friends Meeting House (those Quakers don't scrutinize either, the softies
The court was requested to direct the board administration to work in accordance with law and scrutinize the papers in presence of every applicant including Areesha.
ISLAMABAD -- The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), which is facing scrutiny for allegedly receiving funds from prohibited sources, has approached the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to scrutinize the accounts of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) as well.
The Government proposes to scrutinize the accounts of NGOs who have received donations from abroad in excess of one crore during the financial year 2011-12.