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Sentence count:39+4 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2017-02-24Updated:2020-07-24
Synonym: casualcursorypassingpro formaSimilar words: defunctfunctionfunctionaland functiondysfunctionfunctionarymalfunctionvictoryMeaning: [pər'fʌŋktərɪ /pə'-]  adj. 1. hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough 2. as a formality only. 
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1. She gave the list only a perfunctory glance.
2. They only made a perfunctory effort.
3. She gave him a perfunctory smile.
4. A perfunctory love lost evolve into black and white color.
5. His smile was perfunctory.
6. The applause was perfunctory.
7. Rochford did it with an almost perfunctory efficiency.
8. Our interest was purely perfunctory.
8. try its best to collect and build good sentences.
9. A 6-3 third set lasted only 26 perfunctory minutes.
10. I found the Sanctus, though essentially vigorous, perfunctory in its lack of subtlety in emphasis and articulation.
11. Inter-agency activity ranged across a continuum from the perfunctory to the innovative.
12. The spores do germinate, go through a few perfunctory cell divisions, then give up the ghost.
13. In syllabuses produced to date, only perfunctory attention has been given to cross-curricular themes.
14. If the national government had seemed perfunctory in its response to the threats against Baker, it seemed oblivious to his death.
15. Rick is assigned a perfunctory review of the Cindy Liggett case.
16. Benstede left with a wink and a perfunctory nod, telling Corbett he hoped to see him again.
17. George Bush has pledged support(, but in a perfunctory way.
18. He is never serious and works in a perfunctory manner.
19. I created you concede the fact that I do not have to love again perfunctory explanation.
20. As if playing their roles from an identical script, the men bowed and paid perfunctory respects in phrases punctuated with honorifics.
21. It was a truncated version, delivered with as near to perfunctory efficiency as courtesy would allow.
22. I could probably live with it, but really this perfunctory business belongs out of sight.
23. Thomas's mind seemed to be elsewhere, and there was no perfunctory laugh in return.
24. You put in a coin, a wand twirls, and a brief selection of perfunctory destinies is on offer.
25. It seems that most chairmen do offer a brief explanation of the tribunal's procedures, though these may be rather perfunctory.
26. She knew they were failures, and he read her disapproval in every perfunctory and unenthusiastic line of her letter.
27. He made a circuit of the docks and the tidal harbor. The security was perfunctory.
28. Ruck, however, agreed that the answer should not be perfunctory.
29. His remarks at the swearing - in ranged from the perfunctory to the bizarre.
30. That night, Leehom delivered a polished performance, executing his dancing , bantering and musicianship with perfunctory precision.
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