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shallow

  

      adj  
1    having little depth  
2    lacking intellectual or mental depth or subtlety; superficial  
      n  
3    often pl   a shallow place in a body of water; shoal  
      vb  
4    to make or become shallow  
     (C15: related to Old English sceald shallow; see shoal1)  
  shallowly      adv  
  shallowness      n  
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shallow

  
1   
      adj     (figurative)   empty, flimsy, foolish, frivolous, idle, ignorant, meaningless, puerile, simple, skin-deep, slight, superficial, surface, trivial, unintelligent  
2   
      n     (often plural)    bank, flat, sandbank, sand bar, shelf, shoal  
  
Antonyms     
,       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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