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Public health experts said the health department could have taken several measures to begin to address the concerns raised in the air-quality studies, including conducting a cursory examination of health trends.

A cursory Google search will bring up several fear-inducing articles that discuss the dangers of full-face snorkels, and they all relate to CO2.

In Wu’s book, Apple barely makes an appearance, and in Senator Amy Klobuchar’s new book, Antitrust, which is a ringing call for remaking and enforcing anti-monopolization policy, the discussions of Apple seem more cursory than central to her thesis.

At the same time, our cursory understanding of these obscure worlds has expanded tremendously.

Again, the argument is basically that a guy dealing with a pandemic was too cursory and uninterested in the theory.

Taking to the Internet for a cursory search of this world reveals hundreds of videos of home-based animal breeding systems.

After a cursory read-through, Walsh offered him a part in The Big Trail.

A cursory inspection of available podcasts was unable to reveal the reason for the difficulty with iTunes.

At the time, many in the audience only had a cursory knowledge of comic books.

Unless some kind of sky-high musical chairs ensues, anything more than a cursory pre-potty hello could become a little tricky.

We had not time enough to walk over the gardens; but, from a cursory view of them, did not much regret our loss.

The natural history of these provinces would be an inexhaustible subject: the cursory traveller can only describe generally.

Lyons appeared to me, from the cursory information which I could obtain, to be as cheap as any town in France.

The most cursory study of history would reveal the falseness of this contention.

In order to introduce this story, it will be requisite to take a cursory view of some previous occurrences.

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On this page you'll find 61 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cursory, such as: desultory, offhand, perfunctory, random, sketchy, and superficial.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.