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used in The Lords of Discipline

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lacking plan or purpose; or half-hearted
  • Mrs. Gervais lived in mortal dread that someone who mattered, someone prominent in the thinly oxygenated heights of Charleston society, would spot Annie Kate during one of her nocturnal promenades through the quiet streets or while she distractedly picked flowers and nervously paced the brick pathways of their desultory garden.
    Chapter 3.23 (2% in)

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