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WHO SAID IT: A QUIZ ON PRESIDENTIAL WIT AND WISDOM

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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”

Origin of shallow

1350–1400; Middle English schalowe (adj.); akin to Old English sceald shallow (see shoal1)

OTHER WORDS FROM shallow

shal·low·ly, adverbshal·low·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for shallow

shallow
/ (ˈʃæləʊ) /

adjective

having little depth
lacking intellectual or mental depth or subtlety; superficial

noun

(often plural) a shallow place in a body of water; shoal

verb

to make or become shallow

Derived forms of shallow

shallowly, adverbshallowness, noun

Word Origin for shallow

C15: related to Old English sceald shallow; see shoal 1
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