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hollow

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  • n  a cavity or space in something
    hunger had caused the hollows in their cheeks
  • n  a small valley between mountains
    he built himself a cabin in a hollow high up in the Appalachians
  • n  a depression hollowed out of solid matter
  • v  remove the inner part or the core of
  • v  remove the interior of
    hollow out a tree trunk
  • a  not solid; having a space or gap or cavity
    a hollow wall
    a hollow tree
    hollow cheeks
    his face became gaunter and more hollow with each year
  • s  as if echoing in a hollow space
    the hollow sound of footsteps in the empty ballroom
  • s  devoid of significance or point
    a hollow victory

  • Perhaps it takes this sort of financial investment, instead of a series of hollow promises, to get yourself onto the road of physical fitness.
  • Atmospheric, surreal trip-hop music; Geoff Barrow produces, and vocalist Beth Gibbons' hollow voice haunts every track.
  • A wooden horse head was attached to the front of the chuffing buggy in order to make it resemble a horse and carriage (Smith recommended the horse head be hollow to contain .
News & Articles

  • Sherlock Hollow Road reopens
    Hinsdale officials, residents and representatives attended a ribbon cutting Thursday at the new Sherlock Hollow Road at-grade railroad crossing off Route 16. Those attending included Highway Superintendent Ron Brown (from left), Lee James from U.S. Rep. Tom Reed’s office; town Supervisor Monroe Bishop, George Filgrove from State Sen. Catharine Young’s office and Michael Brisky from Assemblyman ...
    June 21, 2013 - Olean Times Herald
  • Hickory Hollow Beef Jerky Recalled Over Improper Labeling
    TENNESSEE VALLEY, (WHNT) - Hickory Hollow Jerky, LLC, a Eufaula, Ala. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,800 pounds of flavored beef jerky...
    June 19, 2013 - WHNT-TV Huntsville
  • Dog Hollow Speedway puts the brakes on racing
    Friday nights in Strongstown will soon be less crowded and a lot more quiet. That's because Dog Hollow Speedway is putting the brakes on its  dirt track racing. The speedway has operated under the Dog Hollow name for the past 16 years, drawing drivers and crowds from across the region. But effective immediately, the races are canceled. "Approximately three weeks ago he announced at the drivers ...
    June 18, 2013 - WJAC 6 Johnstown
Quotes

  • Warren Gatland in Reuters.uk
    To win on points difference would be something of a hollow victory,Gatland said this week. "We have already achieved something in this campaign that can't be taken away from us but we have an opportunity now to push on and do something a...
  • Elena Kagan in FOXNews
    ...Well, and let me ask you about another aspect of this, Senator Feinstein, because in 1995, as you well know, Kagan wrote a law review article in which she said this, "Subsequent hearings have presented to the public a vapid and hollow...

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