Scrutinize

usgb/ˈskruːtənaɪz/Volume
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In-depth AnalysisPlay
Use 'scrutinize' when a situation requires detailed examination and a critical approach. SlideThe lawyer scrutinized the contract for any hidden clauses.
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Connotation of ThoroughnessPlay
'Scrutinize' implies a deeper level of attention than just 'looking' at something. SlideScientists scrutinized the data to ensure accuracy.
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Critical JudgmentPlay
'Scrutinize' often suggests looking for faults or issues rather than general observation. SlideThe committee scrutinized the proposal for any flaws.