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casual

1. Biology another term for adventive
2. Biology another term for an adventive
3. Brit a young man dressed in expensive casual clothes who goes to football matches in order to start fights
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As he had arrived at that age when every man is, experimentally, something of a physician, he was enabled to turn to advantage the little knowledge in the healing art which he had casually picked up; and was sufficiently successful in two or three cases, to convince the simple Indians that report had not exaggerated his medical talents.
Furs and skins were casually collected by the country traders in their dealings with the Indians or the white hunters, but the main supply was derived from Canada.
He will be armed, of course," remarked Sir Walter, casually.
A small minority, mainly strangers, would look long at her in casually passing by, and grow momentarily fascinated by her freshness, and wonder if they would ever see her again: but to almost everybody she was a fine and picturesque country girl, and no more.
Oh, it's all right now," he would answer casually, as though it were the most natural thing in the world.
Casually, while surveying the squadron, the Emperor's eyes met Rostov's and rested on them for not more than two seconds.
She looked up at him casually as they crossed the street, and something in his face surprised her.
In the course of the day's work he casually and briefly mentioned a particular job he had just got off his hands.
Casually drawing his watch to see the time, he turned and addressed Daughtry.
When women came in, and in the course of their conversation casually asked, "Where's Maggie dese days?
Seating himself upon a rock, he laid one hand upon his knee, back upward, and casually looked at it.
Did you yourself ever recommend arsenic, or mention it casually, in the course of the private conversations which you have described?