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The Great Gatsby
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  • He was balancing himself on the dashboard of his car with that resourcefulness of movement that is so peculiarly American — that comes, I suppose, with the absence of lifting work or rigid sitting in youth and, even more, 76 with the formless grace of our nervous, sporadic games.

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  • Before that, your effort was sporadic at best.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • His figure is illuminated by the headlights of the car as he walks away from the vehicle, sporadically kicking at the ground and cursing obscenities.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed

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