Their right hands extended and for a fraction of an instant met in a perfunctory
The furnished room received its latest guest with a first glow of pseudo-hospitality, a hectic, haggard, perfunctory
welcome like the specious smile of a demirep.
As if the matter had been privately agreed upon, the couples separated once more, Katharine and Denham passing out of the house without more than a perfunctory glance round them.
Denham were perfunctory to the verge of rudeness, and to Ralph, who watched her narrowly, she seemed further away than was compatible with her physical closeness.
Carr having finished his coffee one morning, lingered a moment over his perfunctory
paternal embraces, with the awkwardness of a preoccupied man endeavoring by the assumption of a lighter interest to veil another abstraction.
These and other of his words were nothing but the perfunctory
babble of the surface while the depths remained paralyzed.
Since Fate had thrown them together she had scarce favoured him with more than the most perfunctory
replies to his remarks, unless at such times as the weird and uncanny happenings at Lothar had surprised her out of her reserve.
The assembled members of the tribe looked on and listened in a sort of dull and perfunctory
apathy, for the speaker was by far the mightiest of the clan.
The Spierig Brothers also direct in a perfunctory
style and you'll see the climactic twist coming a mile off.
directing from Neils Arden Oplev fails to elevate the familiar goings-on and his reboot takes itself far too seriously.
The NPSC now faces the question whether its advertisement of the jobs will only result in a perfunctory
and cosmetic interviewing process and the confirmation of the acting senior officers, who presumably will also apply.
If you ask her one question, you'll likely get a reply that goes beyond perfunctory
After five years of study, Klotz identified seven distinct styles of resignation that workers employ, including by-the-book, perfunctory
and impulsive quitting.
If you go down to the woods today you're sure of a big helping of indifference with this perfunctory
remake of Eli Roth's horror comedy.
release in theaters and on VOD will be the farthest this broken-down Josh Duhamel vehicle stands to travel before stalling out.