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cursory
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Moby Dick
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  • The roof is about twelve feet high, and runs to a pretty sharp angle, as if there were a regular ridge-pole there; while these ribbed, arched, hairy sides, present us with those wondrous, half vertical, scimetar-shaped slats of whalebone, say three hundred on a side, which depending from the upper part of the head or crown bone, form those Venetian blinds which have elsewhere been cursorily mentioned.

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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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