Desultory

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Desultory Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • marked by lack of definite plan or regularity or purpose; jumping from one thing to another; "desultory thoughts"; "the desultory conversation characteristic of cocktail parties"

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  • Desultory: Desultory was part of the first wave of Swedish death metal bands, alongside Entombed , Dismember , and others. Into Eternity, their ...
  • A Simple Desultory Philippic (or How I Was Robert McNamara'd into Submission): "A Simple Desultory Philippic (or How I Was Robert McNamara'd Into Submission)" is a song written by American singer-songwriter Paul Simon ...

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Desultory Sample Sentences in News


  • Welcome departure from popular cinema’s desultory norm
    Teen and young-adult viewers empathize strongly with the current film, “If I Stay,” which is about a teen cello prodigy who unexpectedly finds herself falling in love with a rocker. Read more on this news related to 'Desultory'
  • Seahawks lose to Raiders to end preseason 2-2
    The preseason ended in rather desultory fashion for the Seahawks in Oakland Thursday night as the Raiders beat a mistake-prone Seattle team 41-31. I'll have more later --- here are the stats. Seattle ends the preseason 2-2 and now prepares for the regular season opener against Green Bay Thursday at the CLink. Read more on this news related to 'Desultory'
  • UB turning attention to defense
    The time is now for the University at Buffalo defense to start looking like a presentable unit. The Bulls defenders enter today’s game against lower-division Norfolk State on the heels of three desultory outings. Read more on this news related to 'Desultory'

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