from The Century Dictionary.

  • Cursory; hasty.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Cursory; hasty.

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  • adjective obsolete cursory; hasty


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  • A misspelling like "cursorary", in your opening paragraph undermines your cred, and Ms. Klein's left leaning supporters will likely drop off before getting to the meat of the argument.

    Alex Jones' Prison 2009

  • Conroy writes with passion and knowledge, but his book is ultimately too cursorary and brief to be of use to a serious -- or even amateur -- scholar.

    Robot reviews: Potpourri | Robot 6 @ Comic Book Resources – Covering Comic Book News and Entertainment 2009

  • There are numerious ways of getting in with out being checked and if they do check you it is never more than a cursorary glance.

    Lax Security on Capitol Hill 2006

  • Dr Vrinte's methodology and conclusions apparently differ radically from my own, because so it seems from my cursorary review he only looks at Aurobindo from the mental level.

    Experience in an integral way Tusar N Mohapatra 2006

  • Here is an excellent response to socialist luminary Naomi Klein's latest article in which she again blames "free market ideology" as being responsible for the economic crisis, when in fact any cursorary study reveals that the anti-free market policies of the Federal Reserve, along with corporate fascism, not free-market capitalism, are the culprit.

    Alex Jones' Prison 2009


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  • Shakespeare wasn't too hasty to use this word in Henry V.

    November 9, 2012