Definition of 'desultory'
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Since then desultory efforts have been made to secure the return of this plundered piece of history. Times, Sunday Times (2014)So long as you keep moving in a desultory fashion, you are left alone. Exploring Britain's Canals (1994)She is seen staring in a desultory fashion asking the ether where the Topshop app is. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The second half was as poor as any in recent years; a desultory affair noteworthy only for its tedium. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I left them idling about, or feeding in the same desultory way. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I have done my duty,' and he thought in a vague and desultory manner about rectangular fields until they reached the top. The Catalans
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Used Occasionally. desultory is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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