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Verb: scrutinize  'skroo-ti,nIz
  1. To look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail
    "he scrutinized his likeness in the mirror";
    - size up, take stock, scrutinise [Brit]
  2. Examine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification
    "scrutinize accounts and tax returns";
    - audit, scrutinise [Brit], inspect

Derived forms: scrutinized, scrutinizing, scrutinizes

Type of: analyse [Brit, Cdn], analyze [N. Amer], canvas, canvass, examine, see, study