September 10th, 2019

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Tuesday word: Peruse

Sept. 10, 2019

Peruse (verb)
pe·ruse [puh-rooz]


verb (used with object), pe·rused, pe·rus·ing.
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.

RELATED FORMS
pe·rus·a·ble, adjective
pe·rus·er, noun
pre·pe·ruse, verb (used with object), pre·pe·rused, pre·pe·rus·ing.
qua·si-pe·rus·a·ble, adjective
re·pe·ruse, verb (used with object), re·pe·rused, re·pe·rus·ing.
un·pe·rus·a·ble, adjective
un·pe·rused, adjective

CAN BE CONFUSED
pursue

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

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