callow vs shallow

callow shallow

Definitions

  • 1) A callow or teneral phase of an insect or other arthropod, typically shortly after ecdysis, while the skin still is hardening, the colours have not yet become stable, and as a rule, before the animal is able to move effectively.
  • 2) A callow young bird.
  • 3) (Zoöl.) A kind of duck. See old squaw.
  • 4) In coal-mining, the baring, or cover, of open workings.
  • 5) A bald person; a baldhead.
  • 6) In entomology, an insect just emerged from its cocoon: especially applied to ants.
  • 7) An alluvial flat along a river-course: a term used by writers on Irish geology and agriculture.
  • 8) Unburnt (of a brick)
  • 9) Shallow or weak-willed.
  • 10) Unfledged (of a young bird).
  • 11) Immature, lacking in life experience.
  • 12) Lacking color or firmness (of some kinds of insects or other arthropods, such as spiders, just after ecdysis). Teneral.
  • 13) obsolete Bald.
  • 14) Lacking adult maturity or experience; immature.
  • 15) Destitute of feathers; naked; unfledged.
  • 16) Immature; boyish; “green”.
  • 17) Bald;withouthair.
  • 18) Having the character of an alluvial flat: as, callow land; a callow meadow.
  • 19) Bald; without hair.
  • 20) Without feathers; that has not yet put forth feathers; naked; unfledged, as a young bird: as, “callow young,”
  • 21) Youthful; juvenile; very immature: as, a callow youth.
  • 22) Pertaining to an unfledged bird: as, “callow down,” Drayton, The Owl.

Definitions

  • 1) A shallow portion of an otherwise deep body of water.
  • 2) A part of a body of water of little depth; a shoal.
  • 3) A place in a body of water where the water is not deep; a shoal; a flat; a shelf.
  • 4) (Zoöl.), Prov. Eng. The rudd.
  • 5) The rudd, a fish.
  • 6) A place where the water is not deep; a shoal; a shelf; a flat; a bank.
  • 7) Having little depth; significantly less deep than wide.
  • 8) Lacking interest or substance.
  • 9) Extending not far downward.
  • 10) tennis Not far forward, close to the net
  • 11) Concerned mainly with superficial matters.
  • 12) Lacking depth of intellect, emotion, or knowledge.
  • 13) In the part of a playing area that is closer to home plate.
  • 14) Measuring little from bottom to top or surface; lacking physical depth.
  • 15) Marked by insufficient inhalation of air; weak.
  • 16) Not intellectually deep; not profound; not penetrating deeply; simple; not wise or knowing; ignorant; superficial.
  • 17) rare Not deep in tone.
  • 18) Not deep; having little depth; shoal.
  • 19) lacking depth of intellect or knowledge; concerned only with what is obvious
  • 20) not deep or strong; not affecting one deeply
  • 21) lacking physical depth; having little spatial extension downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or outward from a center
  • 22) To make or become less deep
  • 23) To become shallow, as water.
  • 24) To make or become shallow.

Examples

  • 1) Voters are fed up with callow youths who are products of the political hothouse but lack life experience.
  • 2) They are too young and callow.
  • 3) The beginning and end of a reign; a journey from callow youth to protective grande dame.
  • 4) It is so much more profound than dewy, callow youth.
  • 5) We were just callow youths, but he made a huge effort to invite us to his parties.
  • 6) Too many Australians remembered the callow youth who struggled here four years ago and ignored his improvement since.
  • 7) He turned a callow youth, pale and hasty, into the most feared striker in the world.
  • 8) (Being a new anonymous:) I have nothing at all to say about Kate DiCamillo as a person, but agree that her work is often heavy-handed, condescending, uninteresting, and just plain callow.
  • 9) This is hardly triumphalism, but calling a callow frat boy out on his bullshit.
  • 10) He suddenly recalled a callow boy telling his tutor that he dreaded the sea voyage home, because he would have to be among common men rather than thoughtful acolytes like himself.
  • 11) The man of the world sometimes came upon the glove in his pocket, and laughed at it, as such men do when they recall their callow youth.
  • 12) Rolling Stone said that Stevie's singing was "callow," and many reviews said something like "... the raucous voice of Stevie Nicks and the golden-throated Christine McVie, who's the only good thing this band has left."
  • 13) I don't excuse what he's done on the basis of kind of callow youth, because I think he's a 20-year-old who has spent about 17 or 18 years of that in on-the-job training for being a royal, so he should know better.
  • 14) In previous debates, he's looked rather young, inexperienced, "callow" is a word you sometimes heard, not ready for primetime, out of his element.
  • 15) Next morning early they sent in their 'callow' verses to the great man, and followed shortly themselves.
  • 16) A Don Knotts stereotype, he was the nation's youngest mayor in 1977 when Cleveland went belly-up because he wouldn't cut enough to balance the budget-thus giving the word "callow" a bad connotation ….
  • 17) It later garnered a reputation for a certain kind of callow albeit popular licensed book, and for its constant attention to replicating certain effects of previous successful efforts -- the kind of relaunch and reconfigure and rehash grind that slowly drives readers away.
  • 18) ‘Sending off a bunch of callow lads because a few opinion-formers safely over conscription age thought it was a good idea and might secure the next election would have been outrageous.’
  • 19) ‘A callow president had the sense to surround himself with people who had three great virtues.’
  • 20) ‘He finds a way for us to root for the callow man, and even root for Martha and him to find happiness any way they can.’
  • 21) ‘But Lara is adamant that their first match, against South Africa, will provide an accurate barometer of just how far his callow and inexperienced team have come.’
  • 22) ‘However, we were but callow, untried amateurs back then.’
  • 23) ‘Pop still mesmerises the callow tastes of the young, but rock seems to have been sidelined into a form that reflects the thought processes and last-gasp ambitions of the middle-aged.’
  • 24) ‘Do officials or advisers, whose ignorance of learning and teaching is matched only by their callow arrogance, really believe that they have a right to tell primary teachers what to do and how to think?’
  • 25) ‘Hay is able to recount the callow 17-year-old who impressed him in training.’
  • 26) ‘The main body of the film focuses on Homer's physical and emotional journey, with Maguire, boyish and callow, fumbling his way through his character's awakening.’
  • 27) ‘But as all the girls were being played by callow youths with high voices, many of the bawdy references would be directed at them and their questionable or unformed masculinity.’
  • 28) ‘Even back then, even as a callow teen, I defended his right to have written it, though I was inclined to want to punch him in the face for having done so, were I ever to meet him.’
  • 29) ‘More important, Higgins was fully credible as a heroic actor, while Hurley was perfect as the callow, fervent young Fugard.’
  • 30) ‘He was once accused of suffering from mad cow disease on the back of his railings at opposing managers over his decision to enlist a platoon of callow, hungry juniors into senior football.’
  • 31) ‘The story, such as it is, revolves around the amorous misadventures of the brothers Kirwan, three callow youths with high sex drives but poor steering control.’
  • 32) ‘At 27 I was too breezy, too callow, and more gullible than I'd like to admit.’
  • 33) ‘The modern proponents of self-esteem argue that the undeveloped self, however callow, should be praised as it is.’
  • 34) ‘Our relationship goes back more than 25 years to the days when he was coaching at the Greenyards in Melrose, and I was a callow flanker still finding my way in the game.’
  • 35) ‘His career has its interesting moments, but he registers on screen as no more than a callow, whey-faced pretty boy in need of a charisma transfusion.’
  • 36) ‘Elsewhere, it's a case of familiar faces with the same blend of seasoned professionals and callow youths expected to form the backbone of the side.’
  • 37) ‘More often than not he appears to be a gormless, callow youth blundering around the park, as much laughed at as berated, even by his own supporters.’

Examples

  • 1) Stress makes your heart beat faster and your breathing shallow.
  • 2) We were talking about something deep then you went back to the shallow end.
  • 3) The fabulous is too often undermined by shallow foundations.
  • 4) Use a sharp knife to make shallow cuts along the surface.
  • 5) Whisk the egg smooth in a shallow cereal bowl and add about a third to the potato.
  • 6) Take the chops from the pan and put them in a shallow roasting tin.
  • 7) She took a quick shallow breath and her face went strange and tight.
  • 8) The lack of light and moisture combined with the shallow depth of soil make growing conditions harsh.
  • 9) Transfer to a shallow container and freeze until firm.
  • 10) They were found in shallow graves a week earlier.
  • 11) Transfer to a shallow dish and serve.
  • 12) They like shallow pools that collect warmth.
  • 13) She was shallow breathing and very pale.
  • 14) We glide about in the shallow end.
  • 15) They will also make your breathing shallow.
  • 16) Whisk the egg in a shallow bowl.
  • 17) Spread on to a shallow roasting tin.
  • 18) He told me to take shallow breaths and no sudden movements.
  • 19) Tip into a shallow container and chill in the freezer.
  • 20) Slice the oranges thinly into discs and place in a single layer in a shallow serving dish.
  • 21) We sit cramped up at a desk and breathe little shallow breaths with the top of our lungs.
  • 22) The minute you become anxious your breathing becomes more shallow and rapid, increasing your anxiety.
  • 23) Isn't this all beginning to look a little shallow?
  • 24) Such worship is often shallow, sometimes artificial, and rarely reflective.
  • 25) Mr. Sullivan, the blogger, said an eHow page with what he characterized as "shallow" content previously appeared as the first Google search result when users searched "how to get pregnant fast."
  • 26) Another group that you need to be cognizant of, and this occurs primarily in young teenagers and young male adults, is what we call shallow-water blackout, people going underwater and seeing how long can they hold their breath.
  • 27) Firefighters performed what they call a shallow water rescue.
  • 28) He was under what they call shallow cover as a press attach.
  • 29) Well you're wrong, when the water is muddy don't fish in shallow water, always fish in deeper water up to 8-12 feet of water.
  • 30) My boxer tries to catch the fish she sees in shallow water.
  • 31) The definition of shallow is less meaningful, so in one sense of the term meaningful, Tyler Perry is less so in that context.
  • 32) Peter Deeks, of Merritt Island, both of Native Sons Outfitters, when they spotted the big gator around 9 p.m. in shallow marshland between Lake Washington and Lake Winder.
  • 33) ‘I grow this prehistoric plant in a shallow bowl of water.’
  • 34) ‘Plan on shelf space tall enough for large cereal boxes and drawers shallow enough to allow you to easily find small bags and boxes.’
  • 35) ‘Meantime, the Russian Navy is trying to pull the sub to shallow waters.’
  • 36) ‘There have even been a few documented cases of dolphins supporting drowning swimmers to shallow water.’
  • 37) ‘Do you know how shallow the water is here?’
  • 38) ‘Each pair of gloves is mounted in a shallow pine box lined with beaded and embroidered wedding fabric and fitted with a lid that has an oval cutout.’
  • 39) ‘They were covered over slightly, like a shallow puddle that manages to reflect the sky while still being able to see to the bottom.’
  • 40) ‘For the custard, preheat the oven to 300 degrees and line a shallow baking pan with plastic wrap.’
  • 41) ‘Long, shallow cuts lined her cheeks and forehead, and at one or two places, there were deep gouges.’
  • 42) ‘Roll the pastry into a large rectangle and line a shallow baking tray.’
  • 43) ‘He was speeding south over flat plains, shallow rivers, lines of trees and teeny signs of civilization.’
  • 44) ‘The five nodded their understanding before giving a shallow bow.’
  • 45) ‘These greyish, shallow erosions in the surface of the tongue and cheeks are inflamed and painful, especially when you eat hot, spicy food.’
  • 46) ‘Cool slightly and turn out onto a shallow sided dish.’
  • 47) ‘The casserole is fairly shallow with a large surface area allowing maximum evaporation.’
  • 48) ‘They have created roughly parallel blocks flanked by shallow canals that are actually slightly above harbour level.’
  • 49) ‘Evenly broadcast the seeds over an area of the bed or sprinkle them in a shallow furrow.’
  • 50) ‘Kate quickly pulled out a shallow chest from beneath her bed and dumped the contents onto the floor.’
  • 51) ‘That night he made his way out of town and bedded down on the edge of a shallow gully.’
  • 52) ‘The narrow, deep lakes, so named because they look like the fingers of a hand, were carved by Ice Age glaciers, which deposited shallow topsoil on sloping shale beds above the lakes.’
  • 53) ‘The shallow depths where fertilizer is placed are dry under drought situations, which limits nutrient uptake.’
  • 54) ‘Heavy equipment or materials such as pallets of payers can squash a tree's shallow surface roots.’
  • 55) ‘A shallow gabled roof covered with translucent fiberglass shelters the area from rain and drizzle without blocking the light.’
  • 56) ‘The hall is shaded by a shallow half-hat of a roof which leaves a crescent-shaped interstice between it and the edge of the big carapace.’
  • 57) ‘Arranged in a radial pattern, the stone arches are crowned by a shallow domed roof clad in panels of green pre-patinated copper.’
  • 58) ‘As the resort's rules demand, walls are sculpted out of white rendered masonry, and there is a shallow thatched roof.’
  • 59) ‘The metal balcony is propped from the rubble wall, and is an addition to traditional forms, as is the shallow pyramid of the roof.’
  • 60) ‘For a shallow pitch roof, however, the three tabs is a reasonable choice.’
  • 61) ‘Her roof has the same shallow hip but is turned up like a basin with a butterfly profile.’
  • 62) ‘The second was the notion that the project was considered an extension of the city floor, a ramped surface of shallow slopes.’
  • 63) ‘Architecturally they incorporate the low roofs, polygonal towers and shallow, semicircular domes of the Byzantine mode.’
  • 64) ‘If the spaceship goes in at too shallow a plane, it will bounce off and just fly off into outer space.’
  • 65) ‘The den was situated at the top of a shallow hill.’
  • 66) ‘Jewel's breathing was shallow as she held back tears.’
  • 67) ‘Soon, she could hear the shallow breathing of people.’
  • 68) ‘His eyes were closed and his breathing was shallow.’
  • 69) ‘His breathing was shallow and his face was flushed.’
  • 70) ‘The next minute his partner's heart was racing, his breathing was shallow, and he wouldn't respond to anything Jim said, or shouted.’
  • 71) ‘He paused abruptly and David opened his eyes slowly; lowering his arms down, he listened to the man's shallow breathing as he muttered something barely audible.’
  • 72) ‘His shallow breathing seemed to echo throughout the room.’
  • 73) ‘I was pressed up against him and my breathing was shallow.’
  • 74) ‘His breathing was shallow, even, and mathematically perfect, each breath as large as the last, drawn out for the same amount of time.’
  • 75) ‘He was trembling and his breathing was shallow and shaky.’
  • 76) ‘Jasmin's breathing was shallow and her face flushed.’
  • 77) ‘She heard her tent mates' shallow breathing in their repose.’
  • 78) ‘His breathing was shallow, and his eyes were tightly closed.’
  • 79) ‘Her breathing is shallow as she tries to keep from crying.’
  • 80) ‘She'd looked terribly pale and her breathing was very shallow.’
  • 81) ‘There was no reply save for the whelpling's shallow breathing.’
  • 82) ‘His breathing quickened, his breaths shallow and shaky, as if each one might be his last.’
  • 83) ‘She pushed forward, rolling like a treadmill, trying to make her breaths shallow to preserve her air supply.’
  • 84) ‘Dave sank down and sat on her front steps, breaths shallow, as though he was trying not to cry.’
  • 85) ‘This is one reason I described his analysis as shallow.’
  • 86) ‘Fifth, the book's discussion of the Asian crisis seems shallow compared to its analysis of Japanese capitalism.’
  • 87) ‘The errors are patent and they are explicable by what we say is a rather shallow analysis of the admissible value of those utterances in the record of interview.’
  • 88) ‘People may disagree on how deep / shallow it really is, but the scintillating buzz is pretty undeniable.’
  • 89) ‘They were both beautiful, popular people and their pairing had only seemed natural to everyone else despite how shallow I thought Mandy was.’
  • 90) ‘I was going to go home and fix my face, hide it with makeup and hope that Brendan wasn't shallow enough to break up with me because I was temporarily ugly.’
  • 91) ‘Was he the only one who could tell how shallow she was?’
  • 92) ‘He also happened to be rather handsome, but I wasn't that shallow.’
  • 93) ‘Tara resented the implication that she would be that shallow.’
  • 94) ‘She was supposed to be the one who wasn't shallow and who wasn't concerned with ‘status’ and such.’
  • 95) ‘She likes to pretend she's that shallow, but she really isn't.’
  • 96) ‘But then again, did he truly believe that all women on earth were that shallow?’
  • 97) ‘I got to know her pretty well and realized that she wasn't really shallow.’
  • 98) ‘Your friends think I'm just that shallow, because they don't see it and I let them.’
  • 99) ‘As they open up to each other about their woes, neither seems to recognise how monstrously selfish and shallow they appear.’
  • 100) ‘I know my sister isn't gullible or dumb, so this fact only served to prove to me how shallow she is.’
  • 101) ‘People are vain and shallow and disregard the love of others to pursue their own whims.’
  • 102) ‘Critics such as La Font de Saint-Yenne and Diderot began to label the work of many of their contemporaries shallow, frivolous, and licentious.’
  • 103) ‘However theologically shallow it may be, however, there was a definite thought and reasoning behind it.’
  • 104) ‘It's a little shallow that way, but yet one of our guiltiest pleasures.’
  • 105) ‘To see for yourself, inspect the shallows at a pond or pool where the water is clear but also sports some vegetation.’
  • 106) ‘The trout here also seem to prefer the deep pools during the day and venture out into the shallows only when the sun is off the water.’
  • 107) ‘The world of Holodrum is a land filled with season sensitive elements such as spring blooming flowers, snow covered caves as well as summer sapped shallows of water and pits clogged with autumn falling leaves.’
  • 108) ‘Taking Danny's hand the nurse led him into the shallows of the water.’
  • 109) ‘As summer had progressed, the weather had become sunnier and the water in the shallows of the bay had warmed up for swimming.’
  • 110) ‘Caelyn walked around in the cool shallows of the water with Justin at her side.’
  • 111) ‘The components of Friedrich's seascapes are here in a fresh guise: figures gazing at a moonlit sea from rocky shallows at its edge.’
  • 112) ‘Those on the front line of the hauling ropes stood knee deep in the shallows.’
  • 113) ‘She lay with her chin on her forearms, deliciously amused at the sight of Wolf plunging through the shallows, growling like an amphibious tiger.’
  • 114) ‘Down by the water, kids are playing tag on a long, sandy beach and splashing in the brisk, gin-clear shallows of Redfish Lake.’
  • 115) ‘These elusive creatures live in sea-grass meadows, mangrove forests, and other secret shallows in the ocean.’
  • 116) ‘There was a rank smell, not the smell of dead flesh but something older and colder, like something prised out of a shell in the shallows of a tide pool.’
  • 117) ‘The tall cottonwood trees along the bluffs and in the shallows of the river swayed violently in the wind and several snapped in half.’
  • 118) ‘When she was done crying, she left with the baby to go and let Andrea swim in the shallows of the pond.’
  • 119) ‘He moved forward cautiously until a man came into view crouched in the shallows of the river.’
  • 120) ‘The rest of the class graduated to the deep end, while I hung around the shallows or clung to the side of the pool.’
  • 121) ‘He waded into the shallows and collapsed in knee deep water.’
  • 122) ‘She walked along the banks of the lake, watching a water snake slither in the shallows.’
  • 123) ‘We swam to the shore and in every shallow we stopped.’
  • 124) ‘In and out of the shingle shallows the fish tried to find escape.’
  • 125) ‘Since then, the channel shallowed and the docks silted in.’
  • 126) ‘A much larger area at the north end of the lake is approximately 24 m deep, shallowing to the south.’
  • 127) ‘The airplane's nose dropped through the horizon and speed started increasing to a bit more than 150 knots, then the nose started climbing and the bank angle shallowed out.’
  • 128) ‘Golden sunlight slanted across dark blue water, ruffled here and there with white lace or streaked brown with mud where it shallowed, but the central channel was wide and deep.’
  • 129) ‘Their pessimism is based on the condition of Jakarta's rivers, which have been shallowed and now mostly function as dumps for people living along the riverbanks.’
  • 130) ‘Further in, the tunnel narrowed and shallowed slightly, until at 30m there was a distinct murky halocline.’
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