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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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desultory
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • Our client appeared to have taken fresh heart at the little glimpse of hope which had been presented to him, and he even broke into a desultory chat with me over his business affairs.

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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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