|part of speech:
||scrutinized, scrutinizes, scrutinizing
||to look at closely and carefully, with attention to detail.
The lawyer scrutinized the contract before pronouncing that everything was in order.The researcher's methods were scrutinized by colleagues unconvinced of his results.She scrutinized his face for any signs of remorse.
- examine, eyeball, look at, scan, study, survey
- similar words:
- analyze, dissect, explore, eye, inspect, investigate, look over, observe, peruse, pore over, probe into, scope out, search, sift, view
||behold, canvass, censor, check, contemplate, essay, mine, monitor, overlook, pry, query, question, review, scope, scour, stare, test, view, watch
||scrutinizingly (adv.), scrutinization (n.), scrutinizer (n.)