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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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Beneath the crude, violent reality of Danny's bleak life emerges a growing need for redemption as Danny's inner spirit rejects the brutality and casualness of violence and death and acknowledges that love can raise people to higher things.
What better way to channel the wealthy casualness of modern geek chic than with buzz cuts and long hours spent slaving over HTML code and Javascript?
His unencumbered casualness moved seamlessly between comedy and drama, sometimes within a few moving frames of the same film.
We were surprised to find that heels scored such high results because they are typically the least comfortable option, and with summer coming, we expected casualness to reign.
And at 3-1 in front on his serve the British No 1 all but gave away the next game as he allowed casualness to creep into his play.
The arrangement of these materials has an appealing casualness that evokes scatter art and alludes to the way that sculpture, like any other consumer good, weathers periods of neglect as well as desirability.
This was just one side of Hawaii, seven volcanic pinpricks forming America's 50th state - a serene place of extraordinary beauty and compulsory casualness.
At that level he could be casual but could always get out of a situation because of his pace, when you move up to the top international level these moments of casualness are punished.
Several signature works appear in the show, such as ``Les Amants (The Lovers),'' in which a kissing couple's heads are eerily enshrouded in fabric; ``Le Survivant (The Survivor),'' a portrait of a blood-drenched rifle, set with horrifying casualness against a floral-patterned wall; and ``Golconde,'' with its scores of near-anonymous, bowler-hatted men floating mutely above a drab row of houses.
The Canadian leans back in his stool, affecting an air of casualness that he does not really feel.
We were very impressed with the results we saw from fabrics previously washed with the Siemens ultraSense laundry system," says Diane Martin who, along with her husband Eric, have created a fashion empire that harmonizes the shape and drape of the Orient, the tailoring techniques of Italy and the casualness of the American lifestyle.
But lawyers hit back, accusing him of "deliberately invoking a degree of casualness to the deal in order to defend the lack of documentation".