cursorily vs quickly what difference

what is difference between cursorily and quickly

English

Etymology

cursory +‎ -ly

Adverb

cursorily (comparative more cursorily, superlative most cursorily)

  1. In a cursory manner.


English

Etymology

From Middle English quickly, quikliche, quicliche, cwikliche, cwickliche, from Old English cwiculīċe, equivalent to quick +‎ -ly.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkwɪkli/

Adverb

quickly (comparative more quickly, superlative most quickly)

  1. Rapidly; with speed; fast.
  2. Very soon.
    If we go this way, we’ll get there quickly.

Usage notes

  • Although the comparative (quicklier) and superlative (quickliest) one-word forms exist and are and have been in limited use, the two-word forms (more quickly and most quickly) are much more common.

Related terms

  • quick (adjective and adverb)

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