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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
The natural history of these provinces would be an inexhaustible subject: the cursory traveller can only describe generally.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
Lyons appeared to me, from the cursory information which I could obtain, to be as cheap as any town in France.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
The most cursory study of history would reveal the falseness of this contention.
SECRET SOCIETIES AND SUBVERSIVE MOVEMENTSNESTA H. WEBSTER
In order to introduce this story, it will be requisite to take a cursory view of some previous occurrences.
FEMALE SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHIES, VOL. IFRANCIS AUGUSTUS COX
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 30, 2021
Choose the synonym for productive
piecemeal

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
  • arbitrary
  • boiled down
  • breviloquent
  • brief
  • compact
  • compacted
  • compendiary
  • compendious
  • condensed
  • cursory
  • curt
  • hasty
  • in a nutshell
  • laconic
  • perfunctory
  • pithy
  • recapped
  • run-down
  • run-through
  • short
  • short and sweet
  • succinct
  • terse
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