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desultory
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  • She knew she did not bore him, and she buffed or painted her fingernails studiously while he dozed or brooded and the desultory warm afternoon breeze vibrated delicately on the surface of the beach.

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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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