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desultory
used in Outliers

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lacking plan or purpose; or half-hearted
  • On the strength of that performance, 90 percent of KIPP students get scholarships to private or parochial high schools instead of having to attend their own desultory high schools in the Bronx.
    Chapter 9 (90% in)
desultory = half-hearted (in motivation)
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