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insignificant-looking

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  • They were such insignificant-looking objects, but this giant, marvelous airship had fought its way across Europe to bring them here.

    Behemoth

  • This fossil, about 30,000-50,000 years old, was an insignificant-looking finger bone whose mitochondrial DNA was not only very different from any modern human, but even more different from humans than Neandertals are.

    Neanderthal/human interbreeding - the old-earth response - The Panda's Thumb

  • Gwyllyn was an insignificant-looking man, light-boned and mousy-haired, but you didn't see him once he began to sing.

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • However, at one of the two dozen tables, sat a stranger; an insignificant-looking bald man with little puffs of white hair sprouting from behind each ear.

    Black Butterfly

  • I had a strange eureka moment when one of the women finally came over to give it to me—a tiny, insignificant-looking piece of paper that allowed us to start work on the riad.

    A House in Fez

  • In a small shop, Katy nudged her toward a “most insignificant-looking pink frock, so slightly décolleté that I blushed with shame.”

    Mark Twain

  • He is small and insignificant-looking, slightly built, thinning blond hair, not ugly, just insignificant.

    Predator

  • And such an ugly insignificant-looking creature, too.

    The Inspector-General

  • Yes, and she had to remember, too, a fair proportion of smaller, sometimes insignificant-looking men, some of them scaly with dirt, who looked at you with a cold, mud-like antagonism as they stepped cattishly past.

    The Plumed Serpent

  • I never see Rachel myself without wondering how it can be that so insignificant-looking a person should be the child of such distinguished parents as Sir John and

    The Moonstone

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