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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. reading carefully with intent to remember;
[syn: perusal, perusing, poring over, studying]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Peruse \Pe*ruse"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Perused; p. pr. & vb. n. Perusing.] [Pref. per- + use.] 1. To observe; to examine with care. [R.] [1913 Webster] Myself I then perused, and limb by limb Surveyed. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To read through; to read carefully. --Shak. [1913 Webster]