Word and Phrase Origins
What is the word origin for scrutinize?
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How do you use the word scrutinize in a sentence?
The word 'scrutinize' is a verb meaning to closely examine; to examine in detail with careful or critical attention. Example sentences: During any kind of subjective research you must scrutinize your sources. A good machinist will scrutinize his work to catch imperfections. They are so picky. They scrutinize everything.
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What does the word scrutinize mean?
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Use scrutinize in a sentence?
The word 'scrutinize' is a verb meaning to closely examine. Example sentences: A good machinist will scrutinize his work to catch imperfections. They are so picky. They scrutinize everything. "From now on, I would need to scrutinize the mistakes I find in my essays and fix them and learn from them."
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What is a word that describes paying close attention?
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What is a synonym and antonym for the word survey?
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Can you say scrutinize of the data?
No, the word "scrutinize" is the verb, the noun phrase "the data' should be the direct object of that verb. "Scrutinize the data." is correct. Note: The sentence is an imperative sentence, the subject is implied, "You scrutinize the data." The term "of the data" is a prepositional phrase. The preposition "of" indicates a relationship between the object of the preposition, "data" and something else in the sentence but nothing else is given in the sentence.