Examples of scrutiny in a Sentence
the close scrutiny of data
I'd never faced that kind of scrutiny before.
Because of their past crimes, everything they do now will be subject to scrutiny.
Her opinion is based on a careful scrutiny of the text.
Recent Examples of scrutiny from the Web
The Times said such an unbelievable discovery would have raised eyebrows in the art world and led to scrutiny of the piece.
Darren, a quiet kid by nature, is accustomed to the scrutiny that comes from being a baseball manager’s son.
At the time, the success of the launch was imperative; SpaceX had lost another rocket in June 2015, about two minutes after takeoff, and its rocket-fueling process was receiving intense scrutiny by a NASA safety advisory group.
Manafort has been under close scrutiny by federal authorities, and he was released on bail following his indictment by special prosecutor Robert Mueller in connection with his private business dealings in Ukraine.
Page, whose contacts with Russia have been under scrutiny by Congress and a special counsel, made his argument in a friend-of-the-court brief that the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has yet to accept.
The competition committee consistently has taken the position over the years that judgment calls by the officials should not be subject to replay scrutiny.
Of course, like any law enforcement department, the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department is already under scrutiny by civil rights groups and activists after its officers’ involvement in nine shootings over four months, according to Fox.
As Johnson, Cedric Benjamin is urgent, pleading, agitated for a different reason: His version of events will not stand up to scrutiny.
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Origin and Etymology of scrutiny
First Known Use: 1604See Words from the same year
Synonymsaudit, check, checkup, examination, going-over, look-see, review, scan, inspection, survey, view
Related Wordsanalysis, assay, close-up, deconstruction, dissection; exploration, investigation, probe, research, study; inquisition, interrogation; once-over, perusal; recheck, reinspection, resurvey; observation, surveillance, watch; checkout, test-drive, trial run
Near Antonymsblink [chiefly Scottish], flash, glance, glimpse, peek, peep, sight, stime [chiefly Scottish & Irish]; oeillade, ogle; browse, scan
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