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  • adv. In a nondescript way.


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  • Dressed nondescriptly yet characteristiclly, he walked quickly and bore his seventy-odd years with a vigor of half his age.

    Heinold's First and Last Chance Saloon

  • So my buzzcasts go out and they try to break in and libelous pictures of Sill get passed around campuses and electronic office parks and meanwhile, my storewell gets nondescriptly dumped into Gabrielle Denizen†™ s system in Managua.

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  • If you did not notice the nondescript corridor, you certainly would not notice the nondescript door at the end of it, nor would you notice the nondescript sign with nondescript letters that read, nondescriptly, NO ADMITTANCE.

    The Shadow Thieves

  • Humble Elias will be there in any event, he will be the one dressed very very very nondescriptly.

    The Chimes at Midnight

  • Humble Elias will be the one dressed very very nondescriptly.

    The Chimes at Midnight

  • It lit at once, and a nondescriptly handsome young man was grinning toothily out of it.


  • "It's not like the neighbors are going to be scandalized," said Mr. Strip, her partner, a retired computer scientist dressed nondescriptly, in a work shirt and jeans, though his artsiness would become apparent soon enough.

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  • His boss yells at him nondescriptly, and it seems that

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  • If a woman is vain enough to want cream for any neck waddle she may have, she certainly wouldn't want to advertise it by buying something that announces it so … nondescriptly.


  • A number of years ago the record industry was churning out generic hard rock and nu metal bands, and it seems like middle America has responded to that blaring monotony and testosterone by saying, "We don't want something loud and boring anymore; we desire the faux-introspection of nondescriptly quiet music."



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