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scrutinize

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of scrutinize

  1. to look over closely (as for judging quality or condition) the project's time constraints make it impossible for the programmers to scrutinize every line of code, so some bugs should be expected Synonyms audit, check (out), con, examine, overlook, oversee, review, scan, inspect, survey, viewRelated Words notice, observe, watch; comb, peruse, pore (over); analyze, dissect, parse; delve (into), explore, investigate, plumb, probe, research, study; categorize, classify; pick over; reinspect, rereview, resurveyNear Antonyms skim; glance (at or over); miss, overlook

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to criticize severely

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