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Word of the Day 06/01/15 Cursory

Cursory (adjective)
cursory [kur-suh-ree]


adjective
1. going rapidly over something, without noticing details; hasty; superficial: a cursory glance at a newspaper article.

Synonyms
quick, brief, passing, haphazard.

Origin: 1595-1605; < Late Latin cursōrius running, equivalent to Latin cur (rere) to run + -sōrius, for -tōrius -tory; cf. course

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