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cursory
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Oliver Twist
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  • Thinking begets thinking; as there were no sounds of Mrs. Corney’s approach, it occured to Mr. Bumble that it would be an innocent and virtuous way of spending the time, if he were further to allay his curiousity by a cursory glance at the interior of Mrs. Corney’s chest of drawers.

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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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