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Having the successive letters joined together: cursive writing; a cursive style of type.
1. A cursive character or letter.
2. A manuscript written in cursive characters.
3. Printing A type style that imitates handwriting.

[French (écriture) cursive, cursive (handwriting), from Medieval Latin (scrīpta) cursīva, from Latin cursus, past participle of currere, to run; see kers- in Indo-European roots.]

cur′sive·ly adv.
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Adv.1.cursively - in a cursive manner


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3) The title page of the Tiv typescript from which the new translation has been made is hand-designed in English capitals as Akiga's History of Tiv, under which is written cursively History of the Tiv by Akiga, but whether by Akiga we do not know.
The writing throughout is in a single secretary hand, mostly neat and legible, although some sections (items 27-29 in particular) appear to have been written more hastily and cursively, and all of those written in later life are distinctly less well formed.
The author only cursively mentions the comparative power of the female athletic lobby groups, the complicating nature of race, and how the evocative prescriptive message reached each populous.