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Word: desultory

Definition: aimless; haphazard; digressing at random


Sentences Containing 'desultory'

She entreated that there might be no more searching; but it was still sought for, in a desultory way, until she was quite well, and the company took their departure.
To mend the matter, Hamlet's aunt had the family failing of indulging in soliloquy, and held forth in a desultory manner, by herself, on every topic that was introduced.
Our client appeared to have taken fresh heart at the little glimpse of hope which had been presented to him, and he even broke into a desultory chat with me over his business affairs.

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