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Synonyms for casually

in an unconcerned manner


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Furs and skins were casually collected by the country traders in their dealings with the Indians or the white hunters, but the main supply was derived from Canada.
As he had arrived at that age when every man is, experimentally, something of a physician, he was enabled to turn to advantage the little knowledge in the healing art which he had casually picked up; and was sufficiently successful in two or three cases, to convince the simple Indians that report had not exaggerated his medical talents.
As he talked, he forgot to smoke, and, leaning quite casually against the chair, with arrant carelessness allowed the live coal at the end of his cigar to rest against the tip of one of Kwaque's twisted fingers.
Yes, and I said it like the accustomed drinker, carelessly, casually, as a sort of spontaneous thought that had just occurred to me.
If two strangers crossing the Pine Barrens in New York State, or the equally desolate Salisbury Plain in England; if casually encountering each other in such inhospitable wilds, these twain, for the life of them, cannot well avoid a mutual salutation; and stopping for a moment to interchange the news; and, perhaps, sitting down for a while and resting in concert: then, how much more natural that upon the illimitable Pine Barrens and Salisbury Plains of the sea, two whaling vessels descrying each other at the ends of the earth --off lone Fanning's Island, or the far away King's Mills; how much more natural, I say, that under such circumstances these ships should not only interchange hails, but come into still closer, more friendly and sociable contact.
Vancouver," "Labrador," "The White Mountains," the very names, thus casually mentioned on a Surrey heath, seemed full of the sounding sea.
When he heard this Don Quixote said to Sancho, "Look here, Sancho; on turning over the leaves of that book of the Second Part of my history I think I came casually upon this name of Don Alvaro Tarfe.
Tess retreated upstairs and beheld casually that the beds had been shifted, and new arrangements made.
Casually, while surveying the squadron, the Emperor's eyes met Rostov's and rested on them for not more than two seconds.
Joer-el Panganiban, 53, a widower and former Guminga village chief, was attending the wake of Faustino Maltu when the gunman casually approached him at 8:45 p.
All those training casually by Virginia South I was not alone; small groups of Japanese tourists were excitedly doing the same thing.
They were holding hands and "They were holding hands and trying to look inconspicuous, as they trying to look inconspicuous, as they trying to look inconspicuous, as they were both dressed really casually and were both dressed really casually and were both dressed really casually and they were both wearing caps.
In the bunny care videos, Cotter and Sedaris casually talk about a host of topics of interest for rabbit owners and anyone interested in buying or adopting these animals.
As we casually grazed over the new Harper's Bazaar issue with Madonna on the cover, we had no idea we were in store for this
Summary: Sarah Jessica Parker managed to casually avoid questions about a potential third Sex and the City film while promoting her latest movie.