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To read something quickly - thesaurus

Synonyms

glance

verb

to read something quickly and not very carefully

skim

verb

to read something quickly and not very carefully

flick through

to turn the pages of a book, magazine, newspaper etc very quickly looking at some of the pages for a very short time

look at

to read something quickly so that you can give an opinion on it

run down

to quickly read everything on a list

browse

verb

to look at information or pictures in a book or magazine, without looking for anything in particular

look through

to read something quickly, especially to find the information you need

leaf through

to turn the pages of a book or a pile of papers quickly and without looking at them carefully

run/cast your eye(s) over something

to look at or read something very quickly

run through

to explain or to read something quickly

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dip into

to read, watch, or listen to small amounts of something such as a piece of writing or a programme

flip

verb

to quickly turn the pages in a book, magazine etc

give/take/have a glance (at)

to read something quickly and not very carefully

have a flick through something

to look quickly at things such as the pages of a book or magazine

page through

to turn the pages of a book, newspaper, or magazine quickly without reading or looking at it carefully. The usual British word is leaf through

riffle

verb

to quickly turn over pages or papers

run your eyes over something

to look at or read something very quickly

scan

verb

to read something very quickly, in order to get a general idea of its meaning or to find particular information

thumb through

to quickly turn the pages of a book, magazine, or newspaper

turn

verb

if you turn the page of a book or magazine, you move it in order to read a different page

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a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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