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This week’s mortgage rates should rise slightly on this wishy-washy news from the Fed.

But, according to a post the group published on May 5, within six months, Facebook will have to reassess its originally wishy-washy penalty.

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But his Republican party in Washington considers this conservative too wishy-washy to be prime GOP material.

That these terms happen, however, to be such wishy-washy ones—"cute, interesting, zany"—seems depressing.

Were his wishy-washy answers in the debate merely an attempt to fool the center into voting for an Islamist candidate?

"The idea seemed really wishy-washy at first, but as I got more religious it began to make sense," he says.

A man with a feeble, wishy-washy expression holds by each hand a fierce, but subjugated tiger.

Utterly opposed to any such wishy-washy settlement of our national difficulties, I vote "no."

The contrast when the good man got into the pulpit and began to pray in a borrowed, washy lingo—extempore in more senses than one!

His color is about his worst point, as he is a light, washy chestnut, with a bald face and three white heels.

In No. 298, The Watering-place, the rather heavy paint of the foliage gives a thin washy look to the foreground.


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On this page you'll find 45 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to washy, such as: bland, distasteful, flat, flavorless, innocuous, and jejune.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.