of or relating to
A perfunctory action is done with little care or interest; consequently, it is only completed because it is expected of someone to do so.
A cursory examination or reading of something is very quick, incomplete, and does not pay close attention to detail.
Something that is desultory is done in a way that is unplanned, disorganized, and without direction.
Something statutory, such as the power given to a governor or president, is created, established, and controlled by rules and laws; hence, it has the full force of the law behind it and must be followed.
Refractory people deliberately don't obey someone in authority and so are difficult to deal with or control.
Someone or something that is dilatory is slow and causes delay.
Prefatory comments refer to an introduction to a book or speech.
Something illusory appears real or possible; in fact, it is neither.
A laudatory article or speech expresses praise or admiration for someone or something.
Your olfactory senses pertain to your sense of smell.
A peremptory action, such as a decree or demand, is authoritative and absolute; therefore, it is not open to debate but must be carried out.
A derogatory statement about another person is highly offensive, critical, uncomplimentary, and often insulting.
A predatory animal hunts other animals in order to eat them.
Supererogatory effort is above and beyond that which is expected or asked for.
used for celebrating
of words or propositions so related that both cannot be true and both cannot be false
serving to expound or set forth
relating to the use of or having the nature of an interrogation
serving to open or begin
make or include in an itemized record or report
used of animals that move seasonally
of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system
of or relating to an occasion or expression of farewell
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