Sub*sul"to*ry (?), a. [L. subsilire, subsultum, to spring up; sub under + salire to leap.]
Bounding; leaping; moving by sudden leaps or starts.
[R.] -- Sub*sul"to*ri*ly
, adv. [R.]
Flippancy opposed to solemnity, the subsultory to the continuous, -- these are the two frequent extremities to which the French manner betrays men.
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