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) Times, Sunday Times (2007) Exploring Britain's Canals (1994) 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) 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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Definition of desultory from the Collins English Dictionary