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  • 1Indistinct — In dis*tinct ([i^]n d[i^]s*t[i^][ng]kt ), a. [L. indistinctus: cf. F. indistinct. See {In } not, and {Distinct}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Not distinct or distinguishable; not separate in such a manner as to be perceptible by itself; as, the indistinct… …

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  • 2impression — n. 1. Printing, imprinting, stamping. 2. Mark, stamp, impress, brand. 3. Sensation, influence, effect. 4. Notion, opinion, idea, fancy, indistinct recollection. 5. Edition (of a book), number (of copies) printed at once …

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  • 3United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

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  • 4literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 5Souvenir de Mortefontaine — Artist Jean Baptiste Camille Corot Year 1864 Type Oil on canvas Dimensions 65.5 cm × 89 cm (25½ in × 35 in) …

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  • 6misty — adjective (mistier; est) Date: before 12th century 1. a. obscured by mist b. consisting of or marked by mist 2. a. indistinct < a misty recollection of the event > b. vague, confused …

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  • 7Xenu — Xenu, also Xemu (pron en|ˈziːnuː or IPAlink en|ˈziːmuː), was, according to Scientology founder (and science fiction writer) L. Ron Hubbard, the dictator of the Galactic Confederacy who, 75 million years ago, brought billionsThousands of millions&#8230; …

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  • 8W. G. Sebald — W.G. Sebald Born 18 May 1944(1944 05 18) Wertach im Allgäu, Germany Died 14 December 2001(2001 12 14) (aged&#160;57) Norfolk, England, United Kingdom Occupation writer, academic …

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  • 9nebulous — nebulously, adv. nebulousness, n. /neb yeuh leuhs/, adj. 1. hazy, vague, indistinct, or confused: a nebulous recollection of the meeting; a nebulous distinction between pride and conceit. 2. cloudy or cloudlike. 3. of or resembling a nebula or&#8230; …

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  • 10United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great&#8230; …

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  • 11vague — S3 [veıg] adj [Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: Latin vagus wandering, vague ] 1.) unclear because someone does not give enough detailed information or does not say exactly what they mean ▪ The governor gave only a vague outline of his tax plan …

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  • 12vagrant — noun (C) formal someone who has no home or work, especially someone who begs vague /veIg/ adjective 1 unclear because someone does not give enough details or does not say exactly what they mean: vague promises of support (+ about): Maria was very …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13confused — adjective 1) they are confused about what is going on Syn: bewildered, bemused, puzzled, perplexed, baffled, mystified, nonplussed, muddled, dumbfounded, at sea, at a loss, taken aback, disoriented, disconcerted; informal flummoxed, clueless,&#8230; …

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  • 14dreamy — adjective 1) a dreamy expression Syn: daydreaming, dreaming; pensive, thoughtful, reflective, meditative, ruminative; lost in thought, preoccupied, distracted, rapt, inattentive, woolgathering, vague, absorbed, absentminded …

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  • 15confused — adjective 1) they are confused about what is going on Syn: puzzled, bemused, bewildered, perplexed, baffled, mystified; informal flummoxed 2) her confused elderly mother Syn: disorientated, bewildered, muddled …

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  • 16nebulous — /ˈnɛbjələs / (say nebyuhluhs) adjective 1. hazy, vague, indistinct, or confused: a nebulous recollection. 2. cloudy or cloudlike. 3. of or characteristic of a nebula. {Middle English, from Latin nebulōsus} –nebulously, adverb –nebulousness, noun …

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  • 17wispy — adjective 1. lacking clarity or distinctness a dim figure in the distance only a faint recollection shadowy figures in the gloom saw a vague outline of a building through the fog a few wispy memories of childhood • Syn: ↑dim, ↑ …

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