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He remembered something—the cherished pose of being a man plunged fathoms-deep in business.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
At present, Louis was too self-absorbed by the struggles within him, to look deep into what was passing around him.
Many of us had been hit by the balls, but a bruise or a graze of the skin was the worst consequence that had ensued.
It succeeds best in a deep rich loam in a climate ranging from forty to fifty degrees of latitude.
And then what could be more deep and poetic than Liszt's transcriptions of Schubert's and Wagner's songs?
The next moment a pistol was fired at their head, and a deep groan shewed it had taken too true an aim.
There was a deep silence throughout the whole bivouac; some were sleeping, and those who watched were in no humour for idle chat.
He hath searched out the deep, and the heart of men: and considered their crafty devices.
A lurid spot on each cheek showed burning red through the bronze of his skin.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
I saw this girl, eight or nine years old, all benumbed and nothing but skin and bone.

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lackadaisicaladjective | [lak-uh-dey-zi-kuhl ]SEE DEFINITION