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Definition of scrutinize:

  1. To examine closely; to inspect or observe with critical attention; to regard narrowly; as, to scrutinize the measures of administration; to scrutinize the conduct or motives of individuals.
  2. To make scrutiny.


size up, investigate, see, awareness, stare, scrutinise, visit, con, regard, inventory, pore over, check over, go over, take stock, oversee, traverse, audit, eye, case, inspect, monitor, study at examine, stock-take, overlook, view.

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