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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The act of reading carefully or thoughtfully.

Usage examples (37)
  • Books that have become classics -- books that have had their day and now get more praise than perusal -- always remind me of retired colonels and majors and captains...
  • So here, for your Valentine's Day evening perusal, is my remark/question for our discussion.
  • A particular favorite of my brief little perusal is the following: gag a maggot off a gutwagon - Something that stinks. e.g.,
  • Available for your perusal are the following documents: for more
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