Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine

Word of the Day 09/30/17 Peruse

Peruse (verb)
peruse [puh-rooz]
(previously 03-12-13)

verb (used with object), perused, perusing.
1. to read through with thoroughness or care: to peruse a report.
2. to scan or browse: The shoppers perused the magazines near the cash register while waiting to check out.
3. to read.
4. to survey or examine in detail.

Can be confused

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Origin: 1470-80 in sense “use up, go through”; 1525-35 for current senses; per- + use

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