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peer (verb), peers; peered; peering
1. To look closely or carefully; especially, because someone or something is difficult to see: "Gerda peered at the tiny print of the pocket dictionary in an effort to see the word and its definition."

"Jason peered at the people walking on the street by his house from behind a curtain."

2. To come out slightly or to peep out: "During the cloudy day, the sun peered from behind a cloud."
3. Etymology: of uncertain origin, perhaps resulting from aperen, "to appear" and found in Middle English piren, "to peer, to look".
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