Peruse – to read thoroughly or to scan/browse
The puppies and the kangaroos (peruse) visited the library. The puppies just browsed while the kangaroos read the books thoroughly.
Another way of remembering peruse is:
Peru's (peruse) llamas can all be found reading carefully and thoroughly.
Examples of peruse in a sentence
I perused the book to find my favourite chapter to read to my classmates.
Peruse the library and become familiar with relevant books to your studies.
I can sit and peruse a book for so long I lose track of time.