To peruse is defined as to read something carefully.(verb)
An example of peruse is to read through the classified ads in a newspaper.
See peruse in Webster's New World College Dictionary
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transitive verb pe·rused, pe·rus·ing, pe·rus·es
Origin: Middle English perusen, to use up
Origin: : Latin per-, per-
Origin: + Middle English usen, to use; see use.
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