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Word: indeterminate

Definition: uncertain; not clearly fixed; indefinite


Sentences Containing 'indeterminate'

A man who has at length found something to do will not need to get a new suit to do it in; for him the old will do, that has lain dusty in the garret for an indeterminate period.

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