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  • adj. comparative form of vague: more vague


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  • These gentlemen set forth, in terms vaguer than can be reproduced, that her object in coming to America was to get money to go back to Italy; and the whole document had so fictitious an air that it made us doubt even the nationality of the bearer; but we were put to shame by the decent joy she manifested in an Italian salutation.

    Suburban Sketches

  • I did not grasp that schizophrenia is a much vaguer concept than I imagined.

    Henry’s Demons

  • At some point, Larry Page noted that the flaw with those names was that people could all too easily Google them; something vaguer was needed.

    In the Plex

  • Others have come under vaguer catch-all charges like refusing to obey a lawful order, disorderly conduct, or interfering with a police officer.

    Chicago State's Attorney Lets Bad Cops Slide, Prosecutes Citizens Who Record Them

  • But the version approved Friday during a lengthy dinner is vaguer than the original, and tough provisions have been softened or removed.

    EU Agrees on 'A Pact for the Euro'

  • JW and I want to play something together too, but that concept is even vaguer, and it will have to wait until Lextalionis is over.

    thoughts on lrp and characters

  • I've become comfortable with vague second acts, and sometimes even vaguer endings.

    Writing Question: Creating a Plot

  • On Friday leaders are expected to discuss a new version of the pact that shies away from concrete policy requirements in favor of vaguer recommendations.

    European Pact Loses Muscle

  • More than 850 attempts in the last decade to fell ancient woodland – planting that dates back to at least 1600 – will be revitalised if vaguer, simpler rules go through, the group says.

    Campaigners not out of the woods in bid to save forests

  • Would we only remember about a hundred years worth of stuff and get vaguer and vaguer ideas of our own histories?

    Blank Minds « Colleen Anderson


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