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- adj. desultory
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- adj. Desultory.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
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Only this I allege as an argument ad hominem, which sufficiently shews how slight and desultorious this man is in his principles and way of arguing, while at one time he frames to himself a principle for his present turn, and at another makes assertions, and raises discourses, which that principle most directly overthrows.
O desultorious levity that knows not where to hold itself!