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      adj     (figurative)   empty, flimsy, foolish, frivolous, idle, ignorant, meaningless, puerile, simple, skin-deep, slight, superficial, surface, trivial, unintelligent  
      n     (often plural)    bank, flat, sandbank, sand bar, shelf, shoal  
,       adj   analytical, comprehensive, deep, in-depth, meaningful, penetrating, perceptive, profound, searching, serious, thoughtful, weighty  
      n   abyss, chasm, deep, depth, gorge, gulf, pit, void  
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  ( shallower    comparative)   ( shallowest    superlative  )
1       adj   A shallow container, hole, or area of water measures only a short distance from the top to the bottom.,   (Antonym: deep)    Put the milk in a shallow dish..., The water is quite shallow for some distance.     
2       adj   If you describe a person, piece of work, or idea as shallow, you disapprove of them because they do not show or involve any serious or careful thought.,   (disapproval)    I think he is shallow, vain and untrustworthy...     
3       adj   If your breathing is shallow, you take only a very small amount of air into your lungs at each breath.,   (Antonym: deep)    She began to hear her own taut, shallow breathing.     

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sallow, swallow, shadow, shadowy

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