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cursory cursory
/ˈkɜr sə ri /

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  • allusion allusion  /ə ˈlu ʒən/ ?  passing reference or indirect mention

    allusion meaning(s) 

    • (n) passing reference or indirect mention

    allusion usage(s)

    1. The title of the fiction "Five Point Someone" is an allusion to the struggle the book's protagonists have with their low grades.
    2. The difference between allusion and plagiarism is the difference between genuine art and fake.
  • allusive allusive  /ə ˈlu sɪv/ ?  characterized by indirect references
  • allusiveness allusiveness  a quality characterized by indirect reference
  • alluvia alluvia  /ə ˈlu vjə/ ?  clay or silt or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited where…
  • alluvial alluvial  /ˌæ ˈlu vi əl/ ?  of or relating to alluvium
  • alluvial cone alluvial cone  a fan-shaped deposit where a fast flowing stream flattens out
  • alluvial deposit alluvial deposit  clay or silt or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited where…
  • alluvial fan alluvial fan  a fan-shaped deposit where a fast flowing stream flattens out
  • alluvial flat alluvial flat  a flat resulting from repeated deposits of alluvial material by running…
  • alluvial plain alluvial plain  a flat resulting from repeated deposits of alluvial material by running…
  • alluvial sediment alluvial sediment  clay or silt or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited…
  • alluvial soil alluvial soil  a fine-grained fertile soil deposited by water flowing over flood plains…
  • alluviation alluviation  the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating
  • alluvion alluvion  /ə ˈlu vjən/ ?  gradual formation of new land, by recession of the sea or deposit…
  • alluvium alluvium  /ə ˈlu vi əm/ ?  clay or silt or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited where…
  • ally ally  /ˈæ laɪ/ ?  a friendly nation
  • ally with ally with  unite formally; of interest groups or countries
  • allyl allyl  the univalent unsaturated organic radical C3H5; derived from propylene
  • allyl alcohol allyl alcohol  an unsaturated primary alcohol present in wood spirit; use to make resins…
  • allyl group allyl group  the univalent unsaturated organic radical C3H5; derived from propylene
  • allyl radical allyl radical  the univalent unsaturated organic radical C3H5; derived from propylene
  • allyl resin allyl resin  a resin derived from allyl alcohol that hardens when cured; used as an adhesive
  • allylic allylic  of or pertaining to the allyl radical
  • alma mater alma mater  your alma mater is a school you graduated from
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