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Superficially


SUPERFI'CIALLY, adverb On the surface only; as a substance superficially tinged with a color.

1. On the surface or exterior part only; without penetrating the substance or essence; as, to survey things superficially

2. Without going deep or searching things to the bottom; slightly. He reasons superficially

I have laid down superficially my present thoughts.