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perusal

[ puh-roo-zuhl ]
/ pəˈru zəl /
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noun
a reading: a perusal of the current books.
the act of perusing; survey; scrutiny: A more careful perusal yields this conclusion.
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Origin of perusal

First recorded in 1590–1600; peruse + -al2

OTHER WORDS FROM perusal

pre·pe·rus·al, adjectivere·pe·rus·al, noun
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