scru|ta|ble


scru|ta|ble
scru|ta|ble «SKROO tuh buhl», adjective.
that can be penetrated or understood by investigation.
[< Latin scrūtārī examine + English -able]

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  • in|scru´ta|ble|ness — in|scru|ta|ble «ihn SKROO tuh buhl», adjective. that cannot be understood; so mysterious or obscure that one cannot make out its meaning; incomprehensible: »... he faced the firing squad; erect and motionless, proud and disdainful…inscrutable to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in|scru|ta|ble — «ihn SKROO tuh buhl», adjective. that cannot be understood; so mysterious or obscure that one cannot make out its meaning; incomprehensible: »... he faced the firing squad; erect and motionless, proud and disdainful…inscrutable to the last (James …   Useful english dictionary

  • in·scru·ta·ble — …   Useful english dictionary

  • scru — in·scru·ta·ble; in·scru·ta·ble·ness; in·scru·ta·bly; per·scru·ta·tion; scru·pler; scru·pu·list; scru·pu·los·i·ty; scru·pu·lous; scru·pu·lous·ly; scru·pu·lous·ness; scru·ta·ble; scru·ta·tor; scru·ti·neer; scru·ti·nize; scru·ti·niz·er;… …   English syllables

  • ble — ab·di·ca·ble; abom·i·na·ble; abus·a·ble; ac·ces·si·ble; ac·com·mo·da·ble; ac·cost·a·ble; ac·cu·mu·la·ble; ac·cus·a·ble; ace·to·sol·u·ble; achie·va·ble; acid·i·fi·a·ble; ac·knowl·edge·a·ble; act·a·ble; ac·ti·va·ble; ac·tu·al·iz·a·ble; add·a·ble;… …   English syllables

  • scru´pu|lous|ness — scru|pu|lous «SKROO pyuh luhs», adjective. 1. very careful to do what is right: »a scrupulous man, scrupulous honesty. SYNONYM(S): conscientious. 2. attending thoroughly to details; very careful: »A soldier must pay scrupulous attention to orders …   Useful english dictionary

  • scru´pu|lous|ly — scru|pu|lous «SKROO pyuh luhs», adjective. 1. very careful to do what is right: »a scrupulous man, scrupulous honesty. SYNONYM(S): conscientious. 2. attending thoroughly to details; very careful: »A soldier must pay scrupulous attention to orders …   Useful english dictionary

  • scru|pu|lous — «SKROO pyuh luhs», adjective. 1. very careful to do what is right: »a scrupulous man, scrupulous honesty. SYNONYM(S): conscientious. 2. attending thoroughly to details; very careful: »A soldier must pay scrupulous attention to orders. ╂[<… …   Useful english dictionary

  • scru´ti|niz´ing|ly — scru|ti|nize «SKROO tuh nyz», transitive verb, nized, niz|ing. to examine closely; inspect carefully: »The jeweler scrutinized the diamond for flaws. But never before have so many citizens been scrutinized with suspicion (Scientific American).… …   Useful english dictionary

  • scru´ti|niz´er — scru|ti|nize «SKROO tuh nyz», transitive verb, nized, niz|ing. to examine closely; inspect carefully: »The jeweler scrutinized the diamond for flaws. But never before have so many citizens been scrutinized with suspicion (Scientific American).… …   Useful english dictionary


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