perlustrate


perlustrate
verb /pəˈlʌstreɪt/
to travel through an area in examination or survey

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  • perlustrate — (ˌ)pərˈləˌstrāt transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Latin perlustratus, past participle of perlustrare, from per through + lustrare to traverse, survey, lustrate, brighten more at per , lustrate : to go through and examine thoroughly :… …   Useful english dictionary

  • perlustrate — per·lus·trate …   English syllables

  • perlustrate —   v.t. inspect with care.    ♦ perlustration, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • scrupulous — Synonyms and related words: Pyrrhonic, accurate, active, agnostic, analyze, attentive, bashful, boggling, canvass, careful, case, cautious, censorious, check over, check up, choicy, choosy, close, comb, compliant, con, conforming, conscientious,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • scrutinize — Synonyms and related words: attend to business, autopsy, be alert, be obsessed with, canvass, check, check out, check over, check up on, concentrate on, contemplate, dissect, examine, examine thoroughly, eye, fix on, focus on, give an examination …   Moby Thesaurus

  • vet — Synonyms and related words: bone, campaigner, canvass, check over, check up, con, contemplate, dig, drill, elucubrate, examine, examine thoroughly, eye, give the eye, give the once over, go deep into, go over, grind, hard look, horse doctor,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • look — v 1. see, visualize, behold, notice, take in; bend the eye, cock the eye, fix the eye, fix one s gaze, focus, rivet one s eyes; regard, study, inspect, take stock of; examine, contemplate, pore over, Rare. perlustrate; review, check out, overlook …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • note — n 1. memorandum, reminder, Brit. chit, brief record, chronicle, minutes; dedication, inscription; notation, jotting, item, entry, register. 2. notes outline, rough account, rough draft, sketchy report, thumbnail sketch; synopsis, brief, skeleton …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • scrutinize — v examine, study, peruse, pore, pore over; investigate, search, search into, probe, probe into, Archaic. indagate; inspect, survey, observe, look over, eye, Inf. eyeball, keep an eye on, Sl. give the eye, Sl. give the once over; take a long, hard …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • scrutinize — [v] examine closely analyze, burn up, candle, canvass, case, check, check out, check over, comb*, consider, contemplate, dig, dissect, explore, eyeball*, get a load of*, go over with a fine tooth comb*, inquire into, inspect, investigate, look… …   New thesaurus


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