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having no particular pattern, purpose, organization, or structure

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dependent upon or characterized by chance

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marked by great carelessness

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without care

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On it whirls headlong, dives through the woods again, emerges in the light, clatters over frail arches, rumbles upon the heavy ground, shoots beneath a wooden bridge which intercepts the light for a second like a wink, suddenly awakens all the slumbering echoes in the main street of a large town, and dashes on haphazard, pell-mell, neck-or-nothing, down the middle of the road.
It may have happened that a flight of troubles brooding over London, and looking out for Joseph Willet, whom they couldn't find, darted down haphazard on the first young man that caught their fancy, and settled on him instead.
The report into the facility says: "The service felt chaotic at times and the provision haphazard.
To report on and understand the haphazard irrigation system the Rio Grande has become and the changes it is going through, Colin McDonald decided the best approach would be to travel the length of the Rio Grande by foot and small boat.
However, I do find their opening hours can be a little haphazard.
After haphazard firing and mortar shells, Security Forces have decided to impose curfew for an indefinite period of time.
Recording a verdict of accidental death he told Wakefield Coroners Court: "The issue of first aid training seems to be a bit haphazard.
Host Plus Executive, from Bellerive Yacht Club, sailed the course in two days, four hours and 33 minutes, finishing well clear of Nick Edmunds' Radford 40 Haphazard from the Port Dalrymple Yacht Club
It would be quite possible to have well considered masterplans shaping decisions about land release and future development, rather than the haphazard thrusts into the desert and along the coast now taking place; Dubai needs proper policies about infrastructure, water, energy and balanced communities.
One should not expect much more than a haphazard accountability system, some boutique charter schools, a few scattered virtual schools, and perhaps a tiny voucher program.
Furthermore, links to "favorite" sites are usually saved in long haphazard lists on single computers, so retrieving resources is onerous.
CONSIDERING THE CURRENT SUCCESS RATE, WHAT CAN WE EXPECT FROM THE RANDOM AND HAPHAZARD MINING OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS?
They also questioned statements by Los Angeles Deputy Federal Public Defender Mark Drozdowski that the prosecutor presented a haphazard catalog of reasons for dismissing the two women that masked racial concerns.
Thought streaming is the endless mental chatter, distinct from logical thinking, that saps energy and the ability to concentrate while offering nothing in return; it can be speculative, self-depreciating, anxious, but it is always focused upon the self and always a haphazard mishmash that interferes with constructive pursuits.
The arrangement of the drawings into groups of six, seven, and eight suggests an attempt to assemble meaning from the haphazard.