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Sep
02
2014

cursory

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kuhr sə ri
adjective
done quickly and without care; superficial.
The symptoms were so clear that even a cursory examination of the patient would have resulted in a confident diagnosis.
He’d only given the report a cursory glance and was therefore not prepared to discuss it.

 

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Nov
18
2013

aggregate

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noun
ae grə giht

a sum, combination, or composite of separable elements.
example: The aggregate of her experiences lent her wisdom.
example: Concrete is an aggregate composed of mineral elements mixed with cement.
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