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  • Two young men in brown robes like furniture-covers were gesturing vacuously and droning cryptic sentences full of repetitions.
  • For the benefit of beholders they were respectably vacuous.
  • She said vacuously: "Uh—Will, I wonder if that young man in the white flannel trousers, at church this morning, was this Valborg person that they’re all talking about?"
  • Vacuousness and bad manners and spiteful gossip—that’s what I hate."

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  • Her credentials do not add weight to such vacuous comments.
  • It is a vacuous, feel-good philosophy.

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