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peruse
used in True Believer by Sparks

7 uses
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Definition
to read or examine
  • Jeremy spent the next couple of hours perusing information on the town.
    Chapter Four (81% in)
  • There aren't that many books to peruse, are there?
    Chapter Four (58% in)
  • Jeremy began nursing his coffee while perusing yesterday's newspaper.
    Chapter Six (10% in)
  • He popped the tapes out, perused the topography maps, and calculated the distance from Riker's Hill to the river.
    Chapter Eleven (86% in)
  • With just enough light to spill shadows through the room, he perused the books that had been stacked on top of the mantel before remembering the satchel.
    Chapter Fourteen (84% in)
  • The next two diaries he perused—both written during the 1920s—were largely personal accounts as well.
    Chapter Seventeen (43% in)
  • When he got back, Nate was perusing the menu.
    Chapter Twenty (52% in)

There are no more uses of "peruse" in True Believer by Sparks.

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