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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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Givenchy L'Interdit via Parfumo In 1969, he created the "Givenchy Gentleman" his men's ready-to-wear line, which was known as "a balance between classicism and casualness".
The line between the two is as bright as day versus night, and we are deeply worried at the casualness with which officer Moshood transgressed it.
At the very least, however, Mr Trump and Mr Kim have introduced a flippancy and casualness in global nuclear discourse - a worrying change.
Summoning his body into casualness, a teenage fan of the French singer Eddy Mitchell challenges the camera to blink as he poses with his hand quite placed on his hip and a cigarette poised between unaccustomed lips (Sanle reports that he likely didn't smoke).
Offensive midfielder Wahbi Khazri said "Saturday's match does not afford casualness."
This is at the heart of the fierce debates over security in Europe and the United States: Should we seek to fortify the places where people gather, losing the very casualness and openness that make promenades like Las Ramblas so popular?
"In a time where divisiveness seems to be at an all-time high, the simplicity and casualness of Subway's Pop-up Iftar stands as a powerful gesture that not only celebrates the values of generosity, tolerance and togetherness, but also proves there are no strangers in Ramadan ...
His hard-nosed approach to problems of governance, his irrepressible language and his utter casualness earned him the love of his people.
"There's just a slightly more groundedness and casualness and fatherliness to him, particularly relative to Dolores.
But what I'm trying to assure you is it is never about casualness or contempt."
But Mr Hope insisted there was never any "casualness or contempt or a lack of taking this seriously".
But a casualness crept into their play as the tempo plummeted.