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noun as in scrutiny

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One thing that struck me during my voyeuristic perusal of the various tales of carnage from last week’s marathons was the way many people who’d had a rough day nevertheless sounded reassuringly upbeat.

Viewing chairs on a slowly rotating platform allow a comfortable, neck-relaxed perusal.

Any casual perusal of MSNBC or The New York Times reflects this bias.

[A] quick perusal of Hagel's syllabi reveals a far deeper concern: Hagel is addicted to... hackery.

Here's a Kaiser Family Foundation paper on the subject for your further perusal.

A year later, casual perusal of HGTV and design catalogues indicates that the rich are indeed moving away from stainless.

But a perusal of the code shows employees ignored protections already in place.

By a “single” or “one reading,” I mean a single careful perusal in conformity to the requirements of my System.

What you send in a letter, is, as a general rule, intended for the perusal of one person only.

Should you bestow upon my letter a fair and impartial perusal, it will neither be useless to you nor to my country.

We can conscientiously recommend 'Neutronics,' by Dr. Napier, to the careful perusal of our invalid readers.

The same sort of abstraction attended my perusal of other things, except, occasionally, a few passages of scripture.


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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to perusal, such as: examination, inspection, research, and survey.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.