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 that is statutory is created and controlled by rules and laws; hence, it is legally punishable if violated.
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.
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