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Biology
a. (of cells or tissues) not differentiated or specialized
b. (of a species) not found in any particular community
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Hearing a splatter of musketry from the distance, he wondered indifferently if those men sometimes slept.
Oh no, no danger," he said as indifferently as he could.
Raoul spoke English perfectly, and constituted himself his friend's interpreter with the young English noblemen, who were indifferently acquainted with the French language.
Two young Indians, who were indifferently mounted, were soon overtaken.
The descendants of these bygone owners felt it almost as a slight to their family when the house which had so much of their affection, had cost so much of their forefathers' money, and had been in their possession for several generations before the d'Urbervilles came and built here, was indifferently turned into a fowl-house by Mrs Stoke-d'Urberville as soon as the property fell into hand according to law.
If you will excuse me,' she said, indifferently, 'I have a little work that I must finish.
By sheer will-power I regained control over my tottering mentality, and so successful was I that the next time that the light came I sat quite still and looked indifferently at the fresh and tempting food almost within my reach.
Let him give kingdoms or flower-leaves indifferently.
He belonged to one of those middle-class families which were called indifferently, in the impertinent language of the last century, the high
Carey glanced at it indifferently, and passed it over to Philip.
Prince Andrew had gone out into the hall, and, turning his shoulders to the footman who was helping him on with his cloak, listened indifferently to his wife's chatter with Prince Hippolyte who had also come into the hall.
Oh, I may take a look at it again by-and-by,' she says indifferently, but nevertheless the probability is that as the door shuts the book opens, as if by some mechanical contrivance.