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  • She was dressed in nondescript clothes.
  • a nondescript novel
  • So sometimes, when we were studying, we’d get in her car and drive to Edgewater—just this little nondescript place.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • Into a nondescript one-story building on the western side of the compound, passing through a security door marked AUTHORIZED PERSONNEL ONLY.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave

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  • A nondescript two-story white rectangle among a cluster of other nondescript white rectangles.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • Ty Gospodinov, the Circle’s boy-wonder visionary, was wearing nondescript glasses and an enormous hoodie, staring leftward and smiling; he seemed to be enjoying some moment, alone, tuned into some distant frequency.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • At the federal building on South Dearborn, I was taken upstairs to a nondescript conference room and deposited, with the less-rattled officer to guard me.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • She didn’t run into a single person as she made her way quickly to their flat, where she slipped out of her gown and into a pair of nondescript pants, piling her hair under a hat.
    Kass Morgan  --  The 100
  • The three other women were all wearing some nondescript sort of coarse gray stuff.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • They seemed to be standing on some kind of nondescript, flat surface.
    Madeleine L’Engle  --  A Wrinkle in Time

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  • What I saw was not the nondescript factory building it had been when my father first worked there.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • Pattie has picked out a red Formica table with four nondescript dining chairs, a stuffed lemon-colored sofa, and a leather lounger that swivels in a complete circle.
    Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s
  • The short, nondescript girl with a secret burning inside of her like a fire.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium
  • I’m wearing jeans and a black V-neck T-shirt, both a little—okay, a lot—tighter than they need to be, but otherwise completely nondescript.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • It was small, no bigger than a pea, sewn into the otherwise nondescript shirt.
    Alexandra Bracken  --  The Darkest Minds
  • So that Mahesh, from running a nondescript little hardware shop, found himself at the centre of things in our town.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • I felt desolate in my white Arrow shirt and its rolled-up sleeves and with my nondescript baggy slacks.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • The waiting room has several nondescript blondwood chairs in it, with seats upholstered in olive green, and three end tables.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • You saw a nondescript man in a black ski mask.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • "Hush," he said to Ann Taylor, his fat nondescript dog.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • The same nondescript shade, about the same shade as his own tunic.
    Lois Lowry  --  The Giver
  • The little book lay on the floor, nondescript and soggy.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • The first house was nondescript.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Grapes of Wrath
  • They had pulled into a muddy parking lot that surrounded a nondescript building with several rows of windows.
    James Dashner  --  The Maze Runner
  • Isaac ran toward a nondescript building while Augustus fired a machine gun wildly in a series of quick bursts, running behind him.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • The key to his development is that he stumbled across that nondescript building on Beal Avenue.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • It was a stormy, windy night, such as raises whole squadrons of nondescript noises in rickety old houses.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • He arrived at the nondescript door and rang the bell.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • It was a raw, nondescript time of year, toward the end of November, the kind of wet, self-pitying November day when every speck of dirt stands out clearly.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • I was now, it seemed, cut off upon both sides; behind me the murderers, before me this lurking nondescript.
    Robert Louis Stevenson  --  Treasure Island
  • In thoroughfares nigh the docks, any considerable seaport will frequently offer to view the queerest looking nondescripts from foreign parts.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • The bodice of her dress was ragged, a nondescript tawny colour, with stains on it.
    John Wyndham  --  The Chrysalids
  • It was a nondescript enough shape.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • I saw how she’d come to this cold city, driving by night in a stolen car chosen for its nondescript appearance.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • The most nondescript of all the Cullens’ cars was still outrageous on this street.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • Hermione drew out Bellatrix’s wand and rapped a brick in the nondescript wall in front of them.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • As soon as the men of the various regiments began to disperse among the wealthy and deserted houses, the army was lost forever and there came into being something nondescript, neither citizens nor soldiers but what are known as marauders.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • They had to break twice more before they reached their destination, a nondescript door recessed in the inner wall of the corridor.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • He’d flown from San Francisco down to Santa Barbara in the company helicopter, and rented a nondescript-looking Ford at the small airport.
    Micheal Scott  --  The Alchemyst
  • Alexander rode up: a young man; nondescript face but very capable.
    Michael Shaara  --  The Killer Angels
  • When Uncle Al discovers that city officials have yet to itemize the Fox Brothers baggage stock, a handful of nondescript horses get spirited from one stable tent to another.
    Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants
  • "Will you look at that," he says, pointing to another nondescript picture.
    Amy Tan  --  The Joy Luck Club
  • A shape, red with white wings around the face, a shape like mine, a nondescript woman in red carrying a basket, comes along the brick sidewalk towards me.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Handmaid’s Tale
  • She knew it had been taken at least twenty years ago, not because of the clothes they were wearing—which, like most Shadowhunter gear, were nondescript and black—but because she recognized her mother instantly: Jocelyn, no more than seventeen or eighteen, her hair halfway down her back and her face a little rounder, the chin and mouth less defined.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • Then they trot you out some kind of a nondescript, wouldn’t know what to call her.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • I tried to look nondescript, with an oil-stained coat over unpressed denim pants.
    Luis J. Rodriguez  --  Always Running
  • The grandstands were rapidly filling with people, and Dr. Ferris kept interrupting himself constantly to wave to nondescript newcomers, whom Dr. Stadler had never seen before, but who were personages, as he could tell by the particular shade of gaily informal deference in Ferns’ waving.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • They were led into a small room on the second floor of the nondescript two-story building that housed Gottman’s operations, and they sat down about five feet apart on two office chairs mounted on raised platforms.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • He thought of Danny again, but Danny’s face was pleasantly fuzzed and nondescript now.
    Stephen King  --  The Shining
  • the way you recognize some nondescript person that’s been hanging around your door for ages and then suddenly comes up and introduces himself as your real father and looks exactly like you, so you know he really is your father, and the person you thought all your life was your father is a sham.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
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