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Counting down the moments they have left with Abdullah, always an indeterminate amount.Al Jazeera Journo Abdullah El-Shamy Goes On Hunger Strike In Egyptian Jail|Jonathan Krohn|March 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some gospel music, like Blind Willie Johnson's, chronicles an indeterminate journey to an unknown destination.Leaps of Faith: Wrestling With Uncertainty and Finding Grace Through the Music of Hiss Golden Messenger|Howard Wolfson|March 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Just pop the silicone lips into your mouth and repeat vowel sounds, according to directions, for a “more youthful, vibrant” face.DIY Plastic Surgery: Can You Change Your Face Without Going Under the Knife?|Nina Strochlic|January 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
First, Troy depicts the cemetery as having indeterminate and ever-shifting borders.Rashid Khalidi Responds to Avra Shapiro and Gil Troy|Rashid Khalidi|April 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Before that its landscape had been indeterminate—there were even strips where the Kat goes to sea.Monument Valley From the Eyes of a Krazy Kat and John Ford Fan|Malcolm Jones|February 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The readings pleye, pley are evidently false; the scribe has omitted the stroke for n above the vowel.
Moreover, the rime is a false one, since swote and aboute have different vowel-sounds.
In the orthography of the Félibres the diagraph ue is used as we find it in Old French to represent this vowel.
It is to be noted here that the adverb has the vowel of the old feminine termination a, and not the modern o.
It seems best to follow the majority, especially as they allow suffice to be followed by a vowel, thus eliding the final e.