Browse through, as in She flipped through the magazine while she waited. This expression uses flip in the sense of “turn over pages.”
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scan, study, gather, see, know, learn, translate, interpret, view, search, browse, flash, examine, scour, skim, check, skip, glance, read, peruse
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