CASUAL's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of casual
Definition:
a. informal; purposeless; occurring by chance
Example:
The wildlife officer, in casual conversation, asks Hunter Joe where that deer came from.
Sentence in Classic:
I had never spoken to her, except for a few casual words, and yet her name was like a summons to all my foolish blood.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
He ran out and ran in, smoked incessantly, played snatches on his violin, sank into reveries, devoured sandwiches at irregular hours, and hardly answered the casual questions which I put to him.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Levin could not help feeling an interest in the direction his gun was pointed, after that casual shot near the Kolpensky marsh.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
And suddenly, in the most casual tone, which made him feel ashamed of himself, he said, as if merely asking his father to let him have the carriage to drive to town:.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He liked the casual grace with which they conducted affairs of importance, risking a fortune, a plantation or a slave on the turn of a card and writing off their losses with careless good humor and no more ado than when they scattered pennies to pickaninnies.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
For the rest, after his hours of work, a casual stroll or a casual spree on shore suffices to unfold for him the secret of a whole continent, and generally he finds the secret not worth knowing.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context
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 Context
Darcy; or at least, by the predominance of virtue, atone for those casual errors under which she would endeavour to class what Mr.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
Secondly: The ship Union, also of Nantucket, was in the year 1807 totally lost off the Azores by a similar onset, but the authentic particulars of this catastrophe I have never chanced to encounter, though from the whale hunters I have now and then heard casual allusions to it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
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 Context
And not only at the present time owing to some casual circumstances, but always, at all times, a decent man is bound to be a coward and a slave.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky Context