He then took a cursory view of the present state of the science and explained many of its elementary terms.
But the cursory glance my father had taken of my volume by no means assured me that he was acquainted with its contents, and I continued to read with the greatest avidity.
Through this work I obtained a cursory knowledge of history and a view of the several empires at present existing in the world; it gave me an insight into the manners, governments, and religions of the different nations of the earth.
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I did a cursory search on Google and found several articles.
A cursory inspection failed to reveal the house’s structural flaws.