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promiscuous

(prə-mĭs′kyo͞o-əs)
adj.
1. Having casual sexual relations frequently with different partners; indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners.
2. Biology Having a variety of functions, targets, or hosts; nonselective: promiscuous enzymes; promiscuous drugs; a promiscuous parasite.

pro·mis′cu·ous·ly adv.
pro·mis′cu·ous·ness n.
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12ACKR1 represents an atypical chemokine receptor that can bind promiscuously to various chemokines belonging to the CC and CXC families.
The effect is wildly engaging, on par with the farming manifestos of which Eating Promiscuously is critical.
Although not saying so literally, Crocker seemed to be reflecting the binary view of the struggle for Syria--Assad versus Al-Qaeda--that the regime and its supporters employ promiscuously.
It's frenetic, there's no courtship, the males will just grab the females and both will mate promiscuously," Andrew Baker, head of the research team from the Queensland University of Technology who made the discovery, told Reuters.
We'll still be dabbling in other art forms as promiscuously as ever, but it helps to reaffirm that film is at the core of everything we do.
Any of the promiscuously pollinating crops--such as carrots, corn and onions--are great candidates for rapid results in developing a landrace.
Scientists insisted that this indicated a lethal effort of adaptivity in males as females escalate sperm competition by further shortening and synchronising the annual mating period and mating promiscuously.
At the end of the book, he presents a poem in which he promiscuously melts into the crowds, becomes anonymous, and is no longer present.
Trouble was, movement conservatism had already been mixed promiscuously with Republican Party loyalty, a concoction that juiced the market first for talk radio and then for Fox News.
Microsoft pursued the opposite strategy, allowing its Windows operating system to be promiscuously licensed.
Yet it accomplished all this in a way that was promiscuously inclusive, uniting under one roof consumers who varied widely by age, class, and interests.
However, if the US wasnAAEt promiscuously warring on other nations, it wouldnAAEt need a German way-station in Europe.