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  • Vague, shapeless ambition had replaced love in yonder skies. (10)
  • And for long I listened, too vague to move my pen. (8)
  • He felt that she was ruffled by a vague discomfort. (8)
  • It was a vague maternal feeling, an instinctive fear. (8)
  • Gyp received the news with a vague sensation of alarm. (8)
  • He had the idea, but it floated vague, elusive, in his brain. (9)
  • He seemed a little vague as to Burnamy, rather than inimical. (9)
  • With all these men young Jolyon felt the same vague irritation. (8)
  • The mass of musical material is vague, incoherent, disorganized. (3)
  • It troubled him, arousing vague feelings of attraction and chivalry. (8)
  • It was no longer vague, sensuous feeling; it was warm, definite desire. (8)
  • Over her anxiety brooded a darkness, compounded of vague growing fears. (8)
  • She began to have a vague idea that he was indulging grotesque fancies. (10)
  • And a vague feeling of compunction mingled with her sense of deliverance. (8)
  • Helen walked down the steps with her guest in a vague desire to be cordial. (13)
  • Robert was explosive, and rather vague; Edward dreamy, and a little didactic. (8)
  • She was full of vague terror, overmastered by the darkness, dreadfully alone. (8)
  • Her thoughts were deep, vague, dreamy, invaded by both sides of every question. (8)
  • Formidable machinery which exercises a vague and terrible power is put in motion. (21)
  • Her wonder at his exposure of his grief counteracted a fluttering of vague alarm. (10)
  • Making a vague movement of his skinny hand, he walked feebly but quickly to the door. (8)
  • Was it the vague, unseizable likeness between them which had pushed him over the edge? (8)
  • Vague, reproachful thoughts for all the remote and immediate luxury of his life passed through his mind. (9)
  • In a vague way he was aware of the subtle separation of soul that existed between them. (13)
  • And once more there shot through the Colonel a vague dread, as of a trusteeship neglected. (8)
  • Loud, vague noises made themselves heard round the corner to which the driver had pointed. (9)
  • She had had a vague intention earlier of attending the concert, but had dropped it again. (12)
  • Through Gyp passed a quiver of dread, a vague return of the feelings once inspired by Rosek. (8)
  • The two personalities outlined above merely set a vague intellectual boundary to this world. (16)
  • Vague reports circulated through the crowd: A hundred people or more were still in the hotel. (13)
  • We set forth with the vague intention of passing the night somewhere above and near Ratisbon. (20)
  • Then she began to hum a soft sweet monotony of song, vague and careless, very witching to hear. (10)
  • But this was vague, and his hearer needed a present thunder and lightning to shake and pierce him. (10)
  • Mr. Pendyce, too, caught that scent of lavender, and in some vague way it augmented his discomfort. (8)
  • He began to conceive a vague respect for the fellow who had proved him wrong upon a matter of fact. (10)
  • Those vague stirrings of chivalry and aspiration were gone, and gone that sense of well-earned ease. (8)
  • From the vague sense of being an impostor, Evan awoke to the clear fact that he was likewise a fool. (10)
  • The peaceful beauty of the afternoon seduced for a little one not much given to the vague and poetic. (8)
  • He protested that he should indeed, but she had really made but a vague impression upon him at Campobello. (9)
  • Jeff stopped himself in the vague laugh of one who remembers something ludicrous, and turned his face away. (9)
  • There was a vague rustling, as of people not taking a remark too seriously, and the sound of a closing door. (8)
  • It is universally admitted that rhythm is the very basis of music, without which it is vague and meaningless. (3)
  • But it is all very vague, and I could easily believe now that it was some one else who saw it then in my place. (9)
  • Cynthia sat across it from him with her head drooped over it, drawing vague figures on the board with her finger. (9)
  • My conjectures as to the romantic side of his dealings with the rightful king are vague and need not be recorded. (2)
  • But the mind which had made of natural science an idea, a passion, was not content with vague reflections on life. (8)
  • Finally, all that dress-making in the house began to scare him with vague apprehensions in regard to his own dress. (9)
  • He talked gayly, with many tosses of the head and turns about, while she listened with a vague smile, motionlessly. (9)
  • He would not dare to ask her, and now would never know whether the vague memory of warmth on his brow had been a kiss. (8)
  • Scorrier remained, seated; heavy with insignificance and vague oppression, as if he had drunk a tumbler of sweet port. (8)
  • He felt curiously happy, all the same; happy and triumphant, with shivers running through his limbs, and a vague alarm. (8)
  • Mrs. Pendyce saw that they were dead, and the sense of their vague and nauseating odour was her first definite sensation. (8)
  • Now death has come to join its vague conjectures to the broken expectations of life, and that blithe spirit is elsewhere. (9)
  • He tracked her sorrowfulness to the want of money; and another of his terrific vague struggles with the money-demon set in. (10)
  • And at sight of her his heart gave a sort of dive and flight, as if all its vague and wistful sensations had found their goal. (8)
  • Or was it just some vague longing to please him by a show of affection toward his family, an unmeditated impulse of reparation? (9)
  • But Bob Pillin was gone, leaving the lawyer with a very red face, a very angry heart, and a vague sense of disorder in his speech. (8)
  • There was something in her mind which she wished to urge, but she could not make it out, though she fingered in vague generalities. (9)
  • And Pierson could never avoid a vague irritation with one who clearly had spirituality, but of a sort which he could not understand. (8)
  • She felt them to assure herself of their presence; she listened to vague noises in the house, which were like threats of robbery to her. (12)
  • Irene still met him, he was certain; where, or how, he neither knew, nor asked; deterred by a vague and secret dread of too much knowledge. (8)
  • At sight of her, the vague hope he had never quite relinquished, that they might be something more than aesthetic friends, died in his heart. (9)
  • There was some vague understanding between them that Bromfield Corey was to come back and go into business after a time, but he never did so. (9)
  • In such men there is little or none of that fluid sense and continuity of feeling known under those vague terms, speculation, poetry, philosophy. (8)
  • To John, less in the know, it merely brought a knitting of the brow and a vague attempt to recollect the numbers of the Worcestershire constabulary. (8)

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Definition of vague:

  • vague, vg, adj. unsettled: indefinite: uncertain: of doubtful origin: not thinking clearly. | v.i. (_obs._) to wander. | n. indefinite expanse. | adv. vague’ly. | n. vague’ness. (0)

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