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casual
 a.  informal; purposeless; occurring by chance
Classic Sentence: (60 in 5 pages)
1  To a casual observer it would seem that years had passed since the Tarletons had seen the O'Haras, instead of only two days.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
2  His manner was so casual when he was sounding the death knell of Tara.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
3  She couldn't survey the wreck of the world with an air of casual unconcern.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
4  Reading the true meaning of her demeanor, he made casual answer.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER L
5  Rhett's eyes came alertly back and they were sharp, but his voice was casual.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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6  Yet to the casual eye she was not discontented, she was not an abnormal and distressing traitor to the faith of Main Street.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
7  She turned her shoulder on him, stared through the back window, studying this typical center of a typical Main Street block, a vista hidden from casual strollers.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
8  He was cheery and more casual than ever at breakfast.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
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9  But all these seemed only his casual stopping-places and ocean-inns, so to speak, not his places of prolonged abode.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. The Chart.
10  That afternoon Fuchs told me story after story: about the Black Tiger Mine, and about violent deaths and casual buryings, and the queer fancies of dying men.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XV
11  He was a widower, and found very little congenial companionship in this casual Western city.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: IV
12  A casual and indiscriminating observer, in passing, might not cast a second glance upon the figure.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In VII
13  Yet high over the city our line of yellow windows must have contributed their share of human secrecy to the casual watcher in the darkening streets, and I was him too, looking up and wondering.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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14  On the contrary they were merely casual events in a crowded summer and, until much later, they absorbed me infinitely less than my personal affairs.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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15  He had waited five years and bought a mansion where he dispensed starlight to casual moths so that he could "come over" some afternoon to a stranger's garden.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 4
Example Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
1  They have a casual attitude towards safety.
2  She had a purposeful air, and it became evident that this was not a casual visit.
3  The boy was cheeky and casual.
4  A casual observer would have taken them to be three men out for an evening stroll.
5  She was a casual acquaintance of my family in Vienna.
6  It was just a casual comment, I didn't mean it to be taken so seriously.
7  The casual newspaper reader wouldn't like long articles on serious subjects every day.
8  Even a casual observer could hardly have failed to notice the heightening of an already tense atmosphere.
9  To the casual observer, it would have looked like any other domestic argument.
10  There is no comparison between the knowledge and skill of such a player and the ordinary casual participant.
11  A casual drug user has an ice cream habit and a champ is some one who refuses to reveal their supplier.
12  It was just a casual remarkā€”I wasn't really serious.
13  By indulging in casual sex, many teenagers could be signing their own death warrants.
14  He tried to sound casual, but I knew he was worried.
15  His eyes were angry, though he sounded casual.