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desultory
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Don Quixote
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  • As for the latter, one was sleeping soundly and the other lying awake occupied with his desultory thoughts, when daylight came to them bringing with it the desire to rise; for the lazy down was never a delight to Don Quixote, victor or vanquished.

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  • He jumped from job to job in a desultory manner until he met Mary.
  • desultory conversation characteristic of that kind of party

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