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Their physical presence speaks to our aesthetic biases and nonchalant insults.
THE SOUND OF A SHIFTING POWER STRUCTUREROBIN GIVHANJANUARY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Palmer is out of town, and Lovegrove and Matthews appear wonderfully nonchalant.
PRIVATE LETTERS OF EDWARD GIBBON (1753-1794) VOLUME 1 (OF 2)EDWARD GIBBON
Algernon's words could not be objected to, but the tone in which they were uttered was completely nonchalant.
A CHARMING FELLOW, VOLUME II (OF 3)FRANCES ELEANOR TROLLOPE
And, indeed, his countenance brightened at once, and he took a chair opposite to Minnie with all his old nonchalant gaiety.
A CHARMING FELLOW, VOLUME II (OF 3)FRANCES ELEANOR TROLLOPE
"It seems they've spotted us," said Arcot in a voice he tried to make nonchalant.
ISLANDS OF SPACEJOHN W CAMPBELL
To this Bobby returned ostentatious yawns of boredom and nonchalant lollings, for it seemed a small matter to be so fashed about.
GREYFRIARS BOBBYELEANOR ATKINSON
The nonchalant young officer pocketed it as coolly as if it had been twenty pence.
A CHANGED HEARTMAY AGNES FLEMING
Lady Cowper in spite of her subtle and delicate wit is both nonchalant and nave.
MEMOIRS OF THE DUCHESSE DE DINO V.1/3, 1831-1835DOROTHY DUCHESSE DE DINO
She spoke with the nonchalant air of the smart woman of the world, evidently much travelled and cosmopolitan.
THE SIGN OF SILENCEWILLIAM LE QUEUX
One poor soldier had his leg completely severed from his body, while the escapes of his nonchalant bed-fellows were hairbreadth.
THE SIEGE OF KIMBERLEYT. PHELAN
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WORDS RELATED TO NONCHALANT

  • bit-by-bit
  • calm
  • casual
  • deliberate
  • easygoing
  • laid-back
  • measured
  • nonchalant
  • patient
  • relaxed
  • slow
  • snail-like
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