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This form of early cursive writing system is known as the cuneiform – and it is widely viewed as the most significant contribution by the city of Uruk.

In sloppy cursive, I used my finger to write their names in the air.

Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic and cursive documents describe recipes for several perfumes.

The two-time second-team all-American had a backdrop set up at her draft party featuring a wall of ivy outlined with flowers and her name written in cursive in lights.

Moxie kicks off as a shout-out to riot grrrl spirit, only to give us an ending written in the cursive script of an inspirational mug.

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Thorns support is for everyone, and there are no pastel colors or condescending cursive.

The letter is four pages long, written on binder paper, in careful cursive.

He did not tell his wife that he left a note behind for her: a very detailed message, written in his careful, flowing cursive.

My Facebook page still reflects that—Modest Mouse and Cursive and El-P.

But the neat cursive writing was not in Arabic; it was in Hebrew.

I think cursive has also been used to describe the roundness of writing as opposed to an angular shape.

Can you explain the meaning of the term "cursive" apart from your use in this instance?

In the more cursive or Hieratic writing the horned serpent appears as ; in the later Demotic as and .

The earlier copies are all in uncial or "capital" letters, cursive or "lower-case" letters being a later invention.

The closely-packed script has come down to us, the writing fine, like Greek cursive.


On this page you'll find 183 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cursive, such as: comfortable, effortless, peaceful, pleasant, quiet, and secure.

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