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indolent
used in Light in August

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Definition
lazy; disinclined to work
  • Because before the act was completed the man, without changing his indolent and contemptuous attitude, turned his face and looked once at the proffered pail through the drooping smoke of the cigarette.
    Chapter 2 (16% in)
  • Save for surplice he might have been a Catholic choir boy, with for nave the looming and shadowy crib, the rough planked wall beyond which in the ammoniac and dryscented obscurity beasts stirred now and then with snorts and indolent thuds.
    Chapter 7 (17% in)

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