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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 COMPLETE FAILURE OF THE STATE”: AUTHORITIES DIDN’T HEED RESEARCHERS’ CALLS TO STUDY HEALTH EFFECTS OF BURNING SUGAR CANEBY LULU RAMADAN, THE PALM BEACH POSTAUGUST 19, 2021PROPUBLICA
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.
THE BEST FULL FACE SNORKEL MASK FOR ALL YOUR AQUATIC ADVENTURESFLORIE KORANIJULY 26, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
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.
WHAT DOES BREAKING UP BIG TECH REALLY MEAN?JAMES SUROWIECKIJUNE 30, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
At the same time, our cursory understanding of these obscure worlds has expanded tremendously.
THE BEST PLACES TO FIND EXTRATERRESTRIAL LIFE IN OUR SOLAR SYSTEM, RANKEDNEEL V. PATELJUNE 16, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Again, the argument is basically that a guy dealing with a pandemic was too cursory and uninterested in the theory.
THE ALLEGED FAUCI ‘SMOKING GUN’ EMAILSAARON BLAKEJUNE 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A cursory glance at the program reveals a healthy amount of crossover — composers and performers playing one another’s works, collaborating in new forms and engaging in a kind of mutual discovery — and a seizing of the moment.
WOMEN COMPOSERS TAKE THE SPOTLIGHT — AND THE NATIONAL CATHEDRAL BELL TOWER — AT WOCO FESTMICHAEL ANDOR BRODEURMAY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
These are cursory, and there are many variables these models don’t account for, as discussed in the Google Colab notebook.
HOW AND WHY YOU SHOULD PAUSE PAID SEARCH (FOR SCIENCE)JOHN SMITHMAY 28, 2021SEARCH ENGINE LAND
Her best portraits combine areas of worked-up detail — especially hands and faces — with areas intentionally left blank or given only cursory treatment.
ALICE NEEL WAS THE GREATEST AMERICAN PORTRAITIST OF THE 20TH CENTURY. HER WORK CONTINUES TO ASTONISH.SEBASTIAN SMEEMARCH 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A cursory Google search led us to Buckethead’s Catfish & BBQ in Stonefort, another small community roughly 20 minutes south.
A DAY’S DRIVE FROM CHICAGO, EXPLORING A VERY DIFFERENT ILLINOISCARSON VAUGHANFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We had not time enough to walk over the gardens; but, from a cursory view of them, did not much regret our loss.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
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WORDS RELATED TO CURSORY

  • austere
  • crude
  • cursory
  • formless
  • hard
  • imperfect
  • raw
  • rough-and-ready
  • roughhewn
  • rudimentary
  • shapeless
  • sketchy
  • spartan
  • uncompleted
  • uncut
  • undressed
  • unfashioned
  • unfinished
  • unformed
  • unhewn
  • unpolished
  • unprocessed
  • unrefined
  • unwrought
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