As soon as they were seated, Cynthia perused the menu, bit her lip and ordered manhattans for both of them.
Dean shrugged his shoulders and perused the reports, hoping the young man would take a hint and leave.
Fred perused the article.
Jackson perused the room.
He studiously perused the biking catalogs for the additional gear he would need for the trek and crossed his fingers he'd chosen correctly.
All four perused the menu judiciously, with father and mother occasionally offering comments and explanations.
While Dean stretched his muscles and alternated between bites of peanut butter sandwich and a banana, Fred perused the rest of the master lists.