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This week's theme: words to describe people.
scrutator (skroo-TAY-tuhr) noun
One who investigates.
[From Latin scrutator (searcher), from scrutari (to examine), from scruta (trash).]
-Anu Garg (words at wordsmith.org)
"Something like 'heaven forgive me' was in Clara's mind, though she would have declared herself innocent before the scrutator." George Meredith; The Egoist; Kessinger Publishing; 2004.
Let your tears come. Let them water your soul. -Eileen Mayhew
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