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peruse
used in Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

2 uses
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Definition
to read or examine
  • He falls to such perusal of my face As he would draw it.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — A room in Polonius's house (76% in)
perusal = examine or consider with attention and in detail
  • Hamlet return'd shall know you are come home: We'll put on those shall praise your excellence And set a double varnish on the fame The Frenchman gave you; bring you in fine together And wager on your heads: he, being remiss, Most generous, and free from all contriving, Will not peruse the foils; so that with ease, Or with a little shuffling, you may choose A sword unbated, and, in a pass of practice, Requite him for your father.
    4.7 — Act 4 Scene 7 — Another room in the Castle (70% in)

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