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Not finished and incomplete

light-touch

adjective

not very detailed or severe

incomplete

adjective

not finished or completely developed

unfinished

adjective

not finished, or not dealt with completely

partial

adjective

not complete

pending

adjective

waiting to be dealt with, settled, or completed

abortive

adjective

not finished and therefore not successful

undone

adjective

not finished

outstanding

adjective

a job or action that is outstanding has not yet been completed or dealt with

sketchy

adjective

not detailed or complete

superficial

adjective

not complete or thorough

property porn

a type of television programme, magazine article, etc which shows off desirable homes …

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slay

to kill someone in a violent way

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flat design

a type of design used on the web which excludes features which give a three-dimensional effect … and uses simple styles

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