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indolent

1. Pathol causing little pain
2. (esp of a painless ulcer) slow to heal

indolent

[′in·də·lənt]
(medicine)
Of or relating to a slow-growing, nonpainful neoplasm.
Slowness in the process of healing.
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Unlike melanoma, an aggressive cancer that often spreads lethally beyond the skin, nonmelanoma skin cancers behave more indolently.
The impious person, I say, is the one who changes God into a loafer, who sets himself indolently to do unnecessary things; and the pious person is the one who contemplates God's wisdom in the primordial laws established by Him.
Some lesions may behave indolently, whereas others may grow rapidly with subsequent ulceration.
Nothing serious sir," the copper replies indolently.
While they view their surroundings as a prettified landscape to be indolently consumed, Cynthia is attuned to the historical suffering concealed in this geography.
The latter motioned for me to come in and I stepped towards them like a guiltyAPART from the cigarette dangling indolently from the corner of her mouth, she was wearing only a black lacy bra and equally elaborate panties.
Furthermore, the Indians took an inordinate amount of time off to enjoy life and their new luxuries, while the Spaniards slapped sandflies and thought of Seville, then of all those unviolated oysters indolently thriving on the sea floor.
59,60) In our opinion, however, these tumors are well delineated and behave indolently and are best regarded as intraductal papillary carcinomas for management purposes, particularly if persistence of a basement membrane around the duct can be ascertained with collagen IV or laminin immunostains.
We could only stop by at The Pier, where we had our favourite batter- fried calamari in its black- themed setting while admiring the serene Gulf of Thailand stretching out indolently in front of us.
Marriott unhelpfully referred to the French inhabitants as indolent and ignorant, and sought (rather indolently and ignorantly, it would seem, given the post-Proclamation experience to that point) to again prop up the now-spectral assimilation plan.
And they will stay more indolently and apathetically like this given this situation, how long will this business and employment chauvinism be tolerated by the youth and the poor in this country?
Although there are certainly aspects of Keats's poetry that fit the profile of the flaneur, I want to focus attention on the ethical and political potential that the wondrous gaze of the indolently gawking badaud may play within the context of the Hyperion project.