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They retire to cover earlier in the morning, and they keep more than a perfunctory outlook for the casual human being.
He was perfectly willing to shake hands with them or to exchange a few perfunctory words, but perfunctory words only.
If goodwill can be consciously increased, the festival of Christmas will cease to be perfunctory.
We had a sort of perfunctory supper together, and I think it cheered us all up somewhat.
Bruce had already reseated himself and was pouring out a glass of port, an operation he interrupted with a perfunctory apology.
He roused himself and took a perfunctory part in the conversation, but his mind obstinately returned to itself.
His perfunctory purchase of it showed how he had lost interest in life and meals since Helen's departure.
He was hollow, perfunctory, pathetic; he had been girded by another hand.
He talked to Hamish in a perfunctory manner about the smartening up of the Umpire.
A permanent chief of staff might be an obstructionist or might become too perfunctory in compliance.
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