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scrutiny

Synonyms and Antonyms of scrutiny

1 a close look at or over someone or something in order to judge condition

  • his performance on the football field is seemingly unaffected by the media's intense scrutiny of his tumultuous personal life
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2 a fixed intent look

  • began to squirm under the penetrating scrutiny of the judge
Synonyms of scrutiny

aspect [archaic], eye, gape, gaze, regard, stare

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Near Antonyms of scrutiny

blink [chiefly Scottish], flash, glance, glimpse, peek, peep, sight, stime [chiefly Scottish {amp}amp; Irish]

oeillade, ogle

browse, scan



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