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Word: nondescript

Definition: undistinctive; ordinary; ordinary-looking; Ex. nondescript fellow in a crowd


Sentences Containing 'nondescript'

As such, Riker realizes they have to assume the role of the characters in the novel to escape and, using the building's craps table, raise enough money to become the nondescript "foreign investors" destined to buy out the Royale.
Besides, the English whalers sometimes affect a kind of metropolitan superiority over the American whalers; regarding the long, lean Nantucketer, with his nondescript provincialisms, as a sort of sea-peasant.
He made one ill-fated comeback attempt in 1930, but was ignominiously TKOed by Henry Perlick, a nondescript fighter who would not have stood a chance against White in his prime.
In Brussels slang, "brol" is either a heap of random small objects, or a nondescript object of little value.
Otherwise they are rather nondescript mid-sized moths (large by Pyralidae standards) which at least sometimes can be distinguished from their relatives by possessing forewing vein 7 and having hindwing veins 7 and 8 unjoined as adults.
There are many varieties of "Syzygium jambos" world wide, including nondescript feral trees.

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