The act of perusing; studying something carefully.(noun)
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Use "perusal" in a sentence
"So here, for your Valentine's Day evening perusal, is my remark/question for our discussion."
"A particular favorite of my brief little perusal is the following: gag a maggot off a gutwagon - Something that stinks. e.g.,"
"But the Press Telegram prints it right next to the comics, which is where all intelligent people begin perusal of the morning's news (and outside of baseball season often end it) so the eyes early in the morning still affected by sleep can sometimes inadvertantly slide over to that column."