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Synonyms for vaguely

Synonyms for vaguely

in a vague way


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Katharine repeated her mother's words softly and vaguely, looking past her.
Hilbery resumed, glancing at the figures, which distressed her vaguely, and had some connection in her mind with the household accounts, "otherwise, as you say--" She cast a lightning glance into the depths of disillusionment which were, perhaps, not altogether unknown to her.
she vaguely indicated the ceiling with a gesture of her hand.
She leaned back in her chair at the head of the tea-table, perfectly silent, looking vaguely past them all, receiving the most generalized ideas of human heads against pictures, against yellow-tinted walls, against curtains of deep crimson velvet.
she repeated after me, vaguely, not coming close to the window but looking at my shoes.
He was beginning to see, though vaguely, the sharp conflict between woman and career, between a man's work in the world and woman's need of the man.
The gazettes from which the old prince first heard of the defeat at Austerlitz stated, as usual very briefly and vaguely, that after brilliant engagements the Russians had had to retreat and had made their withdrawal in perfect order.
Boondocks'' concerns two young inner-city boys - politically aware Huey and gangsta wannabe Riley (both voiced by ``Ray's'' Regina King) - thrust, more or less against their will, into the comfortable suburbs of White America, where they live with their vaguely assimilated grandfather (John Witherspoon).
The twenty-six-year-old artist, whose work was included in the 2004 Whitney Biennial, also offers a tweaked take on Romanticism in several paintings of lone young men communing with a vaguely Disneyfied, Technicolor nature.
But there is something about these past few days, with all the late-inning heroics and dramatic wins, that feels vaguely familiar.
Without this background Rhoades's eclectic potpourri of vaguely mystical themes--meditation, worship at the altar of human origin, and magical energy transference--might have veiled the aggression behind many of the names for female genitals.
private-eye firm, the lamentable ``Snoops,'' keep an open mind (although the firm's cartoonishly polished office is vaguely reminiscent of that show).
The score's title refers to works by architects like Daniel Libeskind and Frank Gehry, who designed Disney Hall, but the music sounded at first like an orchestra tuning up and then went vaguely exotic, with African and East Asian influences.
His vaguely Johnsian, three-dimensional wood pieces of the early '60s and the subsequent muted, tactile, gestural abstractions on collaged paper that can be hung recto or verso (1967-75) are eccentric and engaging and reminiscent of the unstructured works of Richard Tuttle.
Security is provided by the voracious, chattering Jamiqua (Mo'Nique), who loves abusing her power on any male passenger who vaguely resembles Denzel Washington.