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“Violence towards this community was truly extensive and indiscriminate in terms of age and sex,” says biological anthropologist Marta Mirazón Lahr of the University of Cambridge.

That injury pattern more likely arose from periodic, indiscriminate raids rather than a single battle, in which the dead would have consisted mainly of male fighters, the researchers say.

The criminals’ tactics have evolved from indiscriminate “spray and pray” campaigns seeking a few hundred dollars apiece to targeting specific businesses, government agencies and nonprofit groups with multimillion-dollar demands.

“We have to have the police officers that we need, and they have to be able to do their jobs,” the mayor said, expressing worry about recommendations from a commission to change police tactics to avoid indiscriminate stops by police.

The videos that emerged, taken by courageous residents, are too harrowing to watch, showing summary executions of already surrendered, apprehended or wounded suspects, along with indiscriminate shooting.

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The pro-Russian separatists and their allies inside Russia have become indiscriminate with some of their heavy weapons.

Or did a band of reactionary theocrats put their progressive brethren to the indiscriminate sword?

College rankings are ubiquitous, confusing, and often indiscriminate.

Their fire was indiscriminate at best, targeting civilians at worst.

For decades, mainstream Palestinian thought has regarded the indiscriminate killing of Jews as legitimate.

A few continuing to fire after the main body had surrendered, an indiscriminate slaughter ensued.

The mangled bodies were hurried to the catacombs, and thrown into an indiscriminate heap of corruption.

Our two friends, however, found indiscriminate joy in everything; I have their letters to prove it.

On the other hand, the beginner finds himself using words that have lost, their meaning through indiscriminate usage.

The progress of the fusion of races is shown by the lists of names, which are both Saxon and Norman in indiscriminate order.

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On this page you'll find 79 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to indiscriminate, such as: aimless, extensive, haphazard, unplanned, wholesale, and assorted.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.