First is this: the vaguer the dispatches, the sicker the patient.
Indeed, the first definition of "feeble-minded" in the Bill was much looser and vaguer than the phrase "feeble-minded" itself.
We will not repeat it; it would be mere reiteration in a vaguer form of what we have just said.
This is a terse version, with concrete cases, of Bolingbroke's vaguer generalities.
And the vaguer the charge is the less they will be able to disprove it.
But liveliness was succeeded by a vaguer emotion, as they lounged on the terrace over their coffee and liqueurs.
But the more he tried to recall it, the vaguer the recollection became.
But I have chosen, in the title of this lecture, to use the vaguer untechnical name: Sorrow.
Mrs. Costello had vaguer, but equally oppressive forebodings.
Vague as to the basis of their beliefs, they are vaguer still as to their facts.
1540s, from Middle French vague, from Latin vagus "wandering, rambling, vacillating, vague," of unknown origin. Related: Vagueness.