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Daemon
Posted: Thursday, January 21, 2010 12:00:00 AM
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cursory

(adjective) Performed with haste and scant attention to detail.

Synonyms: casual, passing, perfunctory

Usage: Mr. Jones was late for work and had to forgo a leisurely breakfast for a quick cup of coffee and a cursory glance at the newspaper's headlines.
Joseph Glantz
Posted: Thursday, January 21, 2010 7:55:53 AM
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Yes. A cursory glance. I get that all the time.
nitikasnv
Posted: Friday, January 22, 2010 2:38:30 AM
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Hi,

ya example for this is:A cursory inspection failed to reveal the house's structural flaws"

Thanks
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