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desultory
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David Copperfield
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  • She entreated that there might be no more searching; but it was still sought for, in a desultory way, until she was quite well, and the company took their departure.
  • To mend the matter, Hamlet’s aunt had the family failing of indulging in soliloquy, and held forth in a desultory manner, by herself, on every topic that was introduced.

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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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