perusal, peruse - vocabulary

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Perusal: the act of reading carefully or thoughtfully; scrutiny; survey.


Peruse: to read thoroughly and carefully; to examine or survey in detail.
Call it the Pulitzer Early Warning System. In perusing the list of well-achieved journalistic Pulitzers today, one fact cried out: all the major national news reporting awards went to big national media. The Washington Post won 4 and the New York Times won 3, testimony to importance of their continuing investment in investigative reporting in the national interest.

What the Pulitzers Tell Us About Newspaper Fortunes, April 18, 2006.