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peruse

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Definition to read or examine
  • Please peruse this report at your leisure.
peruse = read or examine
  • She perused the menu while she waited for him to arrive.
  • perused = read
  • Pray you peruse that letter:
    William Shakespeare  --  Twelfth Night
  • peruse = examine or consider with attention and in detail
  • Only a few haunt the "parlor," perusing a menu of services and a couple of girls.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Glass
  • perusing = examining
  • It was bustling with people, but they scored a table at the window and perused the menus.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • perused = read or examined
  • The priest takes him to the bookseller and stands in the street, guarding him, while he peruses the shelves.
    Junot Diaz  --  Drown
  • peruses = examines (looks through)
  • that we may peruse the men
    William Shakespeare  --  Henry IV, Part 2
  • peruse = examine or consider with attention
  • As Hollis perused the menu, I looked out on to the boardwalk, watching the people walk by.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Along for the Ride
  • perused = read or examined
  • Let me peruse this face:
    William Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet
  • peruse = examine or consider with attention and in detail
  • ...and perusing the newspaper.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • perusing = reading or examining
  • he'd perused the record of my case with the utmost care.
    Albert Camus  --  The Stranger
  • perused = read or examined
  • Soon after finishing the perusal of this description, he took his departure,
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Purloined Letter
  • perusal = act of reading or examining
  • Come, go with me, peruse this as thou goest;
    Fair Jessica shall be my torch-bearer.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Merchant of Venice
  • peruse = examine or consider with attention and in detail
  • He falls to such perusal of my face As he would draw it.
    William Shakespeare  --  Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
  • perusal = examine or consider with attention and in detail
  • And as she watched Spencer peruse Kate Spade's leather luggage, Hanna wondered if Spencer was thinking what she was thinking:
    Sara Shepard  --  Pretty Little Liars
  • peruse = examine
  • Peruse this paper, madam.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Two Gentlemen of Verona
  • peruse = examine or consider with attention and in detail
  • ...he received a new product every month to peruse, no obligation to buy.
    Sarah Dessen  --  The Truth About Forever
  • peruse = examine
  • peruse this letter
    William Shakespeare  --  King Lear
  • peruse = examine or consider with attention and in detail
  • He and the other fifth-years spent a considerable part of the final weekend of the Easter break reading all the careers information that had been left there for their perusal.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • perusal = the act of reading or examining
  • Peruse them well.
    William Shakespeare  --  All's Well That Ends Well
peruse = examine or consider with attention and in detail

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