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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Quick and superficial.

Usage examples (40)
  • It was obvious by the sloppiness that the project was done in a cursory manner.
  • A casual (or cursory) inspection failed to reveal the house's structural flaws
  • Principal Steve Perry doesn't believe in cursory inspections.
  • Giving a detailed answer to all of them, even in cursory fashion, would make a small volume. for more
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