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peruse
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Gulliver's Travels
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  • I have carefully perused them three times.
  • But having in my life perused many state-trials, which I ever observed to terminate as the judges thought fit to direct, I durst not rely on so dangerous a decision, in so critical a juncture, and against such powerful enemies.
  • I have perused many of their books, especially those in history and morality.
  • I have perused several books of travels with great delight in my younger days; but having since gone over most parts of the globe, and been able to contradict many fabulous accounts from my own observation, it has given me a great disgust against this part of reading, and some indignation to see the credulity of mankind so impudently abused.

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  • Please peruse this report at your leisure.
  • She perused the menu while she waited for him to arrive.

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