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synonyms for skin-deep

  • apparent
  • casual
  • cursory
  • empty
  • flimsy
  • meaningless
  • on the surface
  • one-dimensional
  • shallow
  • trivial
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How to use skin-deep in a sentence

He remembered something—the cherished pose of being a man plunged fathoms-deep in business.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
At present, Louis was too self-absorbed by the struggles within him, to look deep into what was passing around him.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Many of us had been hit by the balls, but a bruise or a graze of the skin was the worst consequence that had ensued.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
It succeeds best in a deep rich loam in a climate ranging from forty to fifty degrees of latitude.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
And then what could be more deep and poetic than Liszt's transcriptions of Schubert's and Wagner's songs?
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
The next moment a pistol was fired at their head, and a deep groan shewed it had taken too true an aim.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
There was a deep silence throughout the whole bivouac; some were sleeping, and those who watched were in no humour for idle chat.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
He hath searched out the deep, and the heart of men: and considered their crafty devices.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
A lurid spot on each cheek showed burning red through the bronze of his skin.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
I saw this girl, eight or nine years old, all benumbed and nothing but skin and bone.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
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