cursorily
adverb see cursory

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cursorily — Cur so*ri*ly (k?r s? r? l?), adv. In a running or hasty manner; carelessly. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cursorily — cursory ► ADJECTIVE ▪ hasty and therefore not thorough. DERIVATIVES cursorily adverb cursoriness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • cursorily — adverb without taking pains he looked cursorily through the magazine • Syn: ↑quickly • Derived from adjective: ↑quick (for: ↑quickly), ↑cursory …   Useful english dictionary

  • cursorily — See cursory. * * * …   Universalium

  • cursorily — adverb In a cursory manner …   Wiktionary

  • cursorily — adv. rapidly, quickly, hastily …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cursorily — cur·so·ri·ly …   English syllables

  • cursory — cursorily, adv. cursoriness, n. /kerr seuh ree/, adj. going rapidly over something, without noticing details; hasty; superficial: a cursory glance at a newspaper article. [1595 1605; < LL cursorius running, equiv. to L cur(rere) to run + sorius,… …   Universalium

  • quickly — adverb 1. with rapid movements (Freq. 24) he works quickly • Syn: ↑rapidly, ↑speedily, ↑chop chop, ↑apace • Ant: ↑slowly …   Useful english dictionary

  • Attention — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Attention >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 attention attention Sgm: N 1 mindfulness mindfulness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 intentness intentness intentiveness Sgm: N 1 alertness alertness Sgm: N 1 thought …   English dictionary for students

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