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peruse

pe·ruse

peruse

 
 
pronunciation:
p ruz
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: perused, peruses, perusing
definition: to read or examine attentively and in detail.
He spends hours every Sunday perusing the newspaper.
synonyms:
examine, pore, study
similar words:
inspect, investigate, read, scan, scrutinize, survey
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derivation: peruser (n.)
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