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Her best portraits combine areas of worked-up detail — especially hands and faces — with areas intentionally left blank or given only cursory treatment.
A cursory Google search led us to Buckethead’s Catfish & BBQ in Stonefort, another small community roughly 20 minutes south.
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.
Thus, although in a very cursory and imperfect manner, I have endeavored to convey to you my conception of the Poetic Principle.
Of the work as a whole I am quite incompetent to judge on a single cursory reading.
On the port side of her house he found two more dead men, and a cursory inspection of the bodies told him they had died of scurvy.
CAPTAIN SCRAGGSPETER B. KYNE

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sine dieadverb | [sahy-nee -dahy-ee, sin-ey-dee-ey; Latin si-ne -dee-e ]SEE DEFINITION