Cursory Definition

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# Sentence Times
1. A busy place at which most tourists cast no more than a cursory glance and pass on. 1
2. A casual ( or cursory ) inspection failed to reveal the house's structural flaws. 1
3. A cursory glance at the literature in this field reveals the importance of suspicions concerning gossiping groups of women. 1
4. A cursory line from the eye to bisect the body helps to supply the tail angle. 1
5. A cursory look at behavior in organizations suggests that Machiavelli is still active among us, doling out advice. 1
6. A cursory perusal of my file of pupils' pursuits in both primary and secondary schools shows similar experiences and reflections. 1
7. A huge and implausible fiction - yes, but I dipped in for cursory inspection. 1
8. A naked CON steps before a DOCTOR and gets a cursory exam. A penlight is shined in his eyes, ears, nose, and throat. 1
9. After a cursory check, Myeloski went off to talk to the guard at the gate and find a torch. 1
10. After a cursory examination, he turned to me and said that we must get the boy to hospital quickly. 1
11. After a cursory glance at the report he frowned. 1
12. After a cursory search the carrier was waved through. 1
13. After cursory examination, he was released. 1
14. Because, on a cursory examination, I would say that is what you've got. 1
15. Burke cast a cursory glance at the menu, then flapped it shut. 1
16. Consequently, that child may be studying with a teacher who has given only a cursory glance at these spiraled curriculum guides. 1
17. EVEN a cursory glance at Saturn's moon Iapetus reveals it to be an oddball. 1
18. Even a cursory glance at the figures will tell you that sales are down this year. 1
19. Even a cursory glance is enough to show that Picasso had several changes of mind while he was working on the canvas. 1
20. Even a cursory reading of the letter showed many errors. 1
21. Even the most cursory glance showed me the crowd did look awfully grand. 1
22. He gave us a cursory glance, then resumed his watch on the highway. 1
23. He had given the report a cursory reading. 1
24. He placed her letter, typewritten on white paper and cursory, to one side. 1
25. He put aside the papers after a cursory study. 1
26. He signed with only a cursory glance at the report. 1
27. He takes a cursory look inside(sentence dictionary), then hurries back to the cabin. 1
28. I gave the letter a fairly cursory reading. 1
29. It would be impossible to find out its true value from a cursory inspection, she said. 1
30. Mason was terribly crushed. The most cursory examination revealed it. 1
 

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