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Sight fishing in shallow water is one of the most exciting ways to chase fish on inshore waters.

VanDevender thinks there’s probably an ideal middle ground that will call for modest shielding and shallow underground locations.

Romania has shallow-water gas projects, but a major deep-water find by eight years ago has still to be exploited.

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Just spinning the wheels on even a shallow incline caused the vehicle to sink into the seeds.

Working with more sophisticated GPS tracking devices, they found that albatrosses did not perform Lévy walks while searching for food above shallow water, where they might have more visual or olfactory information to guide them.

The wreckage of the Airbus A320 has been located in relatively shallow water.

Men cross the river at shallow points with herds of animals while women tend the fields in colorful dresses.

They converted what should have been a long-overdue moral reckoning into a shallow and hysterical ratings bonanza.

George was neither shallow nor superficial; his personality was deep and multidimensional.

The soldiers are forced to dig their own shallow grave and are then shot in a chilling scene at the conclusion.

In these archipelagos the waters being shallow, the frost was quite intense enough to cool them to the bottom.

These bogs are of all depths from a few inches to thirty or forty feet, though the very shallow have generally been reclaimed.

A Naval Officer who has seen her says she is lying in shallow water—6 fathoms—bottom upwards looking like a stranded whale.

The sides generally rather shallow, heads of exquisite form and well defined.

If we have dry weather the water will, at the next shallow level, fall off two strokes per minute before the next lift is in fork.


On this page you'll find 116 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shallow, such as: empty, flat, hollow, trivial, shelf, and shoal.

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