He completed the act in a perfunctory manner.
They conducted a perfunctory examination.
There were perfunctory attempts to test his understanding.
There have been attempts, albeit fairly perfunctory, to honor the dead in some way.
Another question is whether the Treasury is consulting Eddie George himself, in any more than a very perfunctory sense.
It was done in a perfunctory fashion.
He speaks in a deep-voiced monotone, but he is not perfunctory in his replies or self-evidently bored, as other players can be.
My comments on the others are based on relatively perfunctory examinations of what is on the offer.
Landing, we went through the somewhat perfunctory customs check and out to get our ride to the Hilton.
Handle it in a perfunctory way, never allowing your partner to step over the emotional line you've drawn.
They were not perfunctory performances - far from it.
Some effort has been made to include questions for students to answer, but these are rather perfunctory attempts to test understanding.
He dropped a perfunctory kiss on her cheek and left.
The office of vice-president of the United States had so far in the history of the country been almost purely a perfunctory one, and has rarely, if ever, led to political promotion.
She gave a perfunctory little smile of dismissal.
Logic and theory of knowledge go together, and without living science, theory of knowledge loses touch with life, and logic becomes a perfunctory thing.
She turned, peering again down the river, as if the message she'd delivered was as perfunctory as a call to supper.
Everyone was tired so after perfunctory greetings over a single glass of wine for those of us drinking, we retreated to our sleeping quarters.