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  • The hoi polloi of jarvies or stevedores or whatever they were after a cursory examination turned their eyes apparently dissatisfied, away though one redbearded bibulous individual portion of whose hair was greyish, a sailor probably, still stared for some appreciable time before transferring his rapt attention to the floor.

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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.

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