GRE Word List


to examine closely and minutely

The meaning of the word scrutinize is to examine closely and minutely.

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obnoxiousodiously or disgustingly objectionable : highly offensive
fancifulmarked by fancy or unrestrained imagination rather than by reason and experience
apoliticalhaving no interest or involvement in political affairs
pterodactylany of various pterosaurs (suborder Pterodactyloidea) of the Late Jurassic and Cretaceous having a rudimentary tail and a beak with reduced dentition
degeneratehaving declined or become less specialized (as in nature, character, structure, or function) from an ancestral or former state
misdemeanora crime less serious than a felony (see felony
fatuouscomplacently or inanely foolish : silly
dirgea song or hymn of grief or lamentation
prolixityunduly prolonged or drawn out : too long