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synonyms for perusing

  • analyze
  • browse
  • inspect
  • look through
  • pore over
  • scan
  • scrutinize
  • skim
  • read
  • study
  • glance over

antonyms for perusing

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  • neglect
  • overlook
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How to use perusing in a sentence

He scratched his head, scrutinized the article he had been perusing, and took a graceful survey of the paper.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
He was yet leaning over the letter, perusing it a second time, when he heard the door open behind him.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
One day, in the little Kovno library—how distinctly it all comes back to me—I can see myself sitting there, perusing the papers.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
So likewise is the Baron de Vitrolles, whom I am now perusing with delight.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
After perusing the foregoing pages, it will be easy to realize that all such remains may be worthy of attention.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
"Queer literature for such a girl to be perusing," was his mental observation.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S BRAVERYBURT L. STANDISH
Orso, knitting his brows, leaned forward to look at the papers, which the prefect was perusing most attentively.
COLUMBAPROSPER MERIMEE
I know, speaking for myself, I feel much better after perusing a column that might have supplied the pabulum of a sermon.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 108, MAY 18TH, 1895VARIOUS
After perusing the resolutions, Mr. B. positively declined signing them, and was instantly arrested by the committee.
PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS OF PARDEE BUTLERPARDEE BUTLER
Jerry looked up from an illustrated magazine she was interestedly perusing.
MARJORIE DEAN COLLEGE FRESHMANPAULINE LESTER
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