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desultory
used in Catch-22

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lacking plan or purpose; or half-hearted
  • 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.
    Chapter 30 — Dunbar (72% in)

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