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Word: cursory

Definition: casual; hastily done with little attention to detail


More Vocab Words

::: abash - embarrass
::: derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
::: disport - amuse; Ex. disport oneself; CF. divert
::: impious - irreverent
::: necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
::: defray - provide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay
::: lament - grieve; express sorrow; N. lamentation
::: quiver - tremble; shake; N.
::: blighted - suffering from a disease; destroyed
::: bluff - pretense (of strength); deception; high cliff; ADJ: rough but good-natured