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Interestingly, as opposed to what we identify as an elf in modern fiction and popular culture, the ancient Germanic people had a more indistinct concept of the mythical being.

The educator Donald Stokes, for instance, has pointed out that the line between basic and applied science can be indistinct.

We are forced to conclude that the lines between military and civilian uses remain sufficiently indistinct to make a potential conflict more likely than not.

But the images were too dim and indistinct to make out a face or a license plate number.

The Chinese images were notably indistinct and those released by the Australians this week are little better.

It is clear that they see countries as indistinct numbers, open to endless evaluation.

The music was indistinct at first, a faraway muffled sound with a repetitive bass line.

He saw all the son in its haggard lines; he heard all the son, in those few indistinct sounds.

It lay there clear and tranquil, and one could see the swaying of the indistinct green of its banks.

Indistinct specimens, apparently consisting of decomposed compact felspar.

Granular quartz-rock of several varieties: and indistinct specimens of a rock approaching to talc-slate.

Indistinct specimens of greenstone, with adhering quartz; apparently a primitive rock.


On this page you'll find 106 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to indistinct, such as: bleared, bleary, blurred, confused, dark, and dim.

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