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1. shallow

adjective. ['ˈʃæloʊ'] lacking physical depth; having little spatial extension downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or outward from a center.

Synonyms

  • shelfy
  • ankle-deep
  • fordable
  • shelvy
  • deepness
  • depth
  • shoaly
  • knee-deep
  • reefy

Antonyms

  • deepness
  • shallowness
  • high pitch
  • superficiality

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Words that Rhyme with Shallow

  • barbagallo
  • caraballo
  • sandalo
  • mondallo
  • bordallo
  • ranallo
  • corallo
  • cavallo
  • tarallo
  • vallo
  • tallow
  • tallo
  • schalow
  • salow
  • rallo
  • palo
  • pallo
  • mallow
  • lallo
  • gallow
  • gallo
  • callow
  • balow
  • balogh
  • ballow
  • ballo

Example sentences of the word shallow


1. Adjective
In the winter, the fish heads to the shallow bottom to keep warm.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Place the steaks in a shallow covered dish and pour the marinade over the meat.

Quotes containing the word shallow


1. I must be a mermaid, Rango. I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living.
- Anaïs Nin

2. Shallow men believe in luck or in circumstance. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

3. I won't tell you that the world matters nothing, or the world's voice, or the voice of society. They matter a good deal. They matter far too much. But there are moments when one has to choose between living one's own life, fully, entirely, completely—or dragging out some false, shallow, degrading existence that the world in its hypocrisy demands. You have that moment now. Choose!
- Oscar Wilde

2. shallow-draft

adjective. of vessels whose keel is not far below the waterline.

3. shallow-draught

adjective. of vessels whose keel is not far below the waterline.

4. shallow

verb. ['ˈʃæloʊ'] become shallow.

Synonyms

  • change

Antonyms

  • darken
  • ascend

5. shallow

adjective. ['ˈʃæloʊ'] lacking depth of intellect or knowledge; concerned only with what is obvious.

Antonyms

  • bright

6. shallow

adjective. ['ˈʃæloʊ'] not deep or strong; not affecting one deeply.

Synonyms

  • wakeful
  • depth
  • light

Antonyms

  • profundity
  • unalert
  • asleep
  • dark

7. shallow

noun. ['ˈʃæloʊ'] a stretch of shallow water.

Synonyms

  • water
  • shoal

Antonyms

  • dullness
  • light
  • extinguish

8. shallow

verb. ['ˈʃæloʊ'] make shallow.

Synonyms

  • alter
  • modify
  • change

Antonyms

  • heavy
  • black
  • chaste
  • fatty
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