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vacuous
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Franny and Zooey
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  • He suddenly opened the medicine cabinet. He stared rather vacuously into it for a few seconds, as though he had forgotten why he opened it,
  • Her face tear-streaked but quite expressionless, almost vacuous, she picked up her handbag from the floor, opened it, and took out the small pea-green clothbound book.

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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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