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superficial
used in War and Peace

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Definition
relating to a surface rather than to anything deep or penetrating (often of injuries or thinking)
  • In a queenless hive no life is left though to a superficial glance it seems as much alive as other hives.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (48% in)
  • He was only quite at ease when having poured several glasses of wine mechanically into his large mouth he felt a pleasant warmth in his body, an amiability toward all his fellows, and a readiness to respond superficially to every idea without probing it deeply.
    Book Eight — 1811-12 (5% in)
  • The head of the family, Count Ilya Rostov, continually drove about the city collecting the current rumors from all sides and gave superficial and hasty orders at home about the preparations for their departure.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (27% in)

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