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    use of word "perusal"

    Is the use of the word "perusal" out-dated today? A friend claims it is an old-fashioned word and should be sparingly used today. Is this view correct?

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    Re: use of word "perusal"

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    It is certainly a more formal word, but I certainly use it on occasion, and have heard nothing of its imminent demise. For some people, demise may also be absent from their vocabulary.
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