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  • adj. superlative form of hollow: most hollow.


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  • And the Marxist hooligans are still lecturing us, hectoring us, talking down to us, as if we are the bad guys, and as if the hell on earth they promote were not the hollowest of lies.

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  • Suddenly the stuff on the pitch, with England needing six wickets to seal the hollowest of victories all seems largely irrelevant.

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  • Surfers could drop in on giant barrels with a light, fast shortboard that fit in the hollowest part of the wave, and still have stability and still turn like a bat.


  • It mattered little that Sinclair's opponent, Governor Frank Merriam, was an "ox," as Westbrook Pegler put it or, in the words of Mencken, "a hack politician of the hollowest sort."

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  • Not only do they depend on the hollowest, most superficial sort of resemblance, but they are easy to refute.

    Thomas Frank: George W. Is No Martyr

  • The hollowest scene is the one I am sure was intended to be the film's most redemptive.

    Rod Lurie: The Holocaust Revisionism of Hollywood

  • The scene opens with Bale uttering the hollowest and flat holiday greeting ever: Hey Hamilton, have a holly jolly Christmas.

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  • Perhaps no vilifier of Hillary Clinton traipses across the footlights with a bigger satchel of calumnies than Andrew Sullivan, who diagnosed Mrs. Clinton as “the hollowest form of political life,” a “sociopath.”

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  • And I arraign the “Reconstruction policy” as one of the hollowest pieces of perfidy ever perpetrated upon an innocent, helpless people; and in the treatment of the issues growing out of that policy, I arraign the dominant party of the time for base ingratitude, subterfuge and hypocrisy to its black partisan allies.

    Black and White

  • Preposterous as it is, this Janus-like remark is worthy of the hollowest of laughs.

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