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Opposite of to look over or scrutinize, especially a wide area
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Opposite of to quickly look or skim through reading material
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Opposite of to observe attentively
“My obvious tendency to deliberately ignore whatever you have to say, should manifest to you that I have zero interest in what you are trying to sell.”
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Opposite of to browse or peruse reading material
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Opposite of to take a brief or hurried look
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(in a place) Opposite of to look thoroughly for something
“Hamish thought it would be funny to hide in a cave, but began to panic when he got lost.”
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(a person) Opposite of to inspect or examine
“Bourne had to move stealthily and obscure himself among the crowds to avoid detection from authorities.”
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Opposite of to look at and interpret letters or other information that is written
“Some people tend to ignore large paragraphs and just skim read because of the large volumes of unread emails in their inbox.”
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(somewhat rare) To inspect or look at closely
“Under this impression, my first determination was to overlook the contents of your note addressed to the mother of my patient.”
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Opposite of to look steadily and intently
“Any time anything entered my peripheral vision, I would flinch.”
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Opposite of to study, inspect or look over
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Opposite of to search or scour through
“I peruse the mountain of documents sitting on my desk and sigh dispiritedly.”
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(explore for) Opposite of to search for something
“The team of fortune hunters would find gold in the valley beyond.”
Noun
Opposite of an act of carefully examining or scrutinizing something
Noun
Opposite of a brief or hurried look
Noun
Opposite of critical observation or examination
Noun
Opposite of a period or act of reading something
“As she got older, you could observe a drift in her writing towards more serious subjects.”
Noun
Opposite of an examination to test or ascertain the quality or accuracy of something
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