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verb as in check out; examine

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The vertigo your coastal sophisticate might get from perusing 1791.

Often Mick would perch on those back stairs, perusing art books as he waited for her.

Perusing the Autism Eye website, one can find articles in support of such diets.

Perusing the rolls of past candidates, you can make out some vague trends.

She initially worked in London, checking commercial codes and perusing the personal columns of The Times for coded spy messages.

He scratched his head, scrutinized the article he had been perusing, and took a graceful survey of the paper.

He was yet leaning over the letter, perusing it a second time, when he heard the door open behind him.

One day, in the little Kovno library—how distinctly it all comes back to me—I can see myself sitting there, perusing the papers.

So likewise is the Baron de Vitrolles, whom I am now perusing with delight.

After perusing the foregoing pages, it will be easy to realize that all such remains may be worthy of attention.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to perusing, such as: scan, browse, inspect, scrutinize, skim, and analyze.

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