Subsultory 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.] [1913 Webster]

Flippancy opposed to solemnity, the subsultory to the continuous, -- these are the two frequent extremities to which the French manner betrays men. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]

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