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vague

 
 
pronunciation:
veIg
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: vaguer, vaguest
definition 1: just barely visible or able to be perceived.
We could see a vague outline of the clock tower through the mist.There was still a vague odor of perfume in the room.
synonyms:
blurry, fuzzy, obscure
antonyms:
clear, definite
similar words:
dim, general, hazy, indefinite, opaque, uncertain
definition 2: not clearly expressed or able to be understood.
The teacher said the meaning of my last paragraph was vague and I need to make it clearer.Because the instructions were vague, the students couldn't understand what they were supposed to do.
synonyms:
foggy, hazy, indefinite
antonyms:
clear, express, precise
similar words:
dim, faint, general, murky, weak
derivations: vaguely (adv.), vagueness (n.)
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