Word of the Day: Peruse
pe-ruse / pə-ˈrüz
- to regard or study thoroughly, paying attention to detail
I do love perusing the dictionary to find how many words I don’t use – words that have specific, sharp, focused meaning.
Geoffrey Rush, 1951-
- to look through something quickly; to browse
Advertisements are now so numerous that they are very negligently perused.
Samuel Johnson, 1709-1784
- to read
Peruse a good book several times and make notes and analyses of it.
Charles Spurgeon, 1834-1892