cursorily : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • r  without taking pains
    he looked cursorily through the magazine

  • In movie theaters you will hear a cheer from Binks-ophobes when, as he launches into an anecdote, Padme cursorily cuts him off.
  • Whatever sort of important discussions they may have had about this are only cursorily touched on in the "diary.
  • Dave Chappelle's sketch comedy is full of razor-sharp, if sometimes cursorily executed, takes on race that are so gutsy Chappelle can't stop saying, after almost every one, that .
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  • Ty Burr in
    In the Boston Globe , Ty Burr wrote that the movie "is too shapeless and cursorily plotted to fully work as a story, but [writer-director Brian] Koppelman and his co-director, David Levien, generously surround the hero with reliable actors doing...
  • Peggy Noonan in Dallas Morning News
    Peggy Noonan, as well, believes the dustup ultimately reflects more negatively on Mrs. Clinton: "Everyone who follows politics even cursorily will have to have an opinion on whether Mr. Obama should apologize, which means they'll have to know...

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