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open-ended

Having no specific or planned ending or outcome. We decided to leave things open-ended, in case we were both in a position to get back together at some point in the future. These are open-ended conversations, meant more to generate ideas than a concrete plan.
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The preferred narrative form among systematic theologians is, as I have already called it, the architectonic, by which I mean two things: first, an account that is open-endedly comprehensive; and second, a description of the development of doctrine in terms of the internal logic of an idea.
Thus my conceit: in 2001, marijuana talk comprised an important forum in which men engaged one another, not conclusively, but open-endedly.