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used in The Brothers Karamazov

3 uses
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quick—not thorough (without attention to detail)
  • Miuesov took a cursory glance at all these "conventional" surroundings and bent an intent look upon the elder.
    Book 2 — An Unfortunate Gathering (9% in)
  • He cast a cursory glance round the passage, looking sternly at Alyosha and Kolya as he did so.
    Book 10 — The Boys (93% in)
  • Of the other two I will speak only cursorily.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (41% in)

There are no more uses of "cursory" in The Brothers Karamazov.

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