leaf - definition and synonyms

verb 

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/liːf/
present tense
I/you/we/theyleaf
he/she/itleafs
present participleleafing
past tenseleafed
past participleleafed

phrasal verb

leaf through

[transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyleaf through
he/she/itleafs through
present participleleafing through
past tenseleafed through
past participleleafed through
leaf through something to turn the pages of a book or a pile of papers quickly and without looking at them carefully

She sat leafing through a newspaper, watching the door.