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The Grapes of Wrath
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  • The old eyes turned listlessly to him.
  • He talked the smart listless language of the roadsides to her.
  • Noah could do all that was required of him, could read and write, could work and figure, but he didn’t seem to care; there was a listlessness in him toward things people wanted and needed.
  • They settled lazily into the water and washed listlessly at their flanks.
  • Al drove listlessly, hunched back in the seat, his hand hooked easily over the crossbar of the steering wheel; his gray hat, peaked and pulled to an incredibly cocky shape, was low over one eye; and as he drove, he turned and spat out the side now and then.
  • Rose of Sharon listlessly followed orders.

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  • he was listless and bored
  • reacted to the crisis with listless resignation

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