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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
abstract, aimless, airy, aleatoric, aleatory, ambiguous, amorphic, amorphous, amphibological, anarchic, attenuate, attenuated, baggy, bland, blank, blear, bleared, bleary, blind, blobby, blurred, blurry, boyish, broad, capricious, casual, chance, chancy, chaotic, characterless, clear as mud, clouded, cloudy, collective, concealed, confused, dark, delicate, desultory, diaphanous, diluted, dim, disarticulated, discontinuous, disjunct, disordered, disorderly, dispersed, disproportionate, doubtful, dreamlike, dreamy, dull, empty, equivocal, erratic, ethereal, expressionless, faint, featureless, feeble, filmy, fine, fine-drawn, finespun, fitful, flimsy, foggy, formless, frail, frivolous, fuzzy, gauzy, general, generalized, generic, girlish, gossamer, gracile, gratuitous, half-seen, half-visible, haphazard, hazy, hidden, hit-or-miss, ill-defined, immethodical, imprecise, in doubt, inaccurate, inchoate, incoherent, inconspicuous, inconstant, indecisive, indefinable, indefinite, indeterminable, indeterminate, indiscriminate, indistinct, indistinguishable, inexact, inexplicit, inform, insubstantial, irregular, irresolute, kaleidoscopic, lacy, lax, light, loose, low-profile, lumpen, meaningless, merely glimpsed, misshapen, misty, murky, mushy, nebulous, neutral, nondescript, nonspecific, nonsymmetrical, nonsystematic, nonuniform, obscure, opaque, orderless, out of focus, pale, papery, planless, promiscuous, puzzled, random, rare, rarefied, semivisible, senseless, shadowed forth, shadowy, shapeless, shrouded, slender, slenderish, slight, slight-made, slim, slimmish, slinky, small, spasmodic, sporadic, stochastic, straggling, straggly, subconscious, subliminal, subtle, svelte, sweeping, sylphlike, systemless, tenebrous, tenuous, thin, thin-bodied, thin-set, thin-spun, thinnish, threadlike, transcendent, unarranged, uncertain, uncharacterized, unclassified, unclear, undecided, undefined, undestined, undetermined, undifferentiated, undirected, unexplained, unfixed, ungraded, unintelligible, unjoined, unmethodical, unordered, unorganized, unplain, unrecognizable, unsettled, unsorted, unspecific, unspecified, unsubstantial, unsymmetrical, unsystematic, ununiform, vacant, vacillating, vacuous, vaporous, vapory, veiled, wandering, wasp-waisted, watered, watered-down, watery, wavering, weak, wide, willowy, wiredrawn, wishy-washy, wispy
Dictionary Results for vague:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adj 1: not clearly understood or expressed; "an obscure turn of
           phrase"; "an impulse to go off and fight certain obscure
           battles of his own spirit"-Anatole Broyard; "their
           descriptions of human behavior become vague, dull, and
           unclear"- P.A.Sorokin; "vague...forms of speech...have so
           long passed for mysteries of science"- John Locke [syn:
           obscure, vague]
    2: not precisely limited, determined, or distinguished; "an
       undefined term"; "undefined authority"; "some undefined sense
       of excitement"; "vague feelings of sadness"; "a vague
       uneasiness" [syn: undefined, vague] [ant: defined]
    3: lacking clarity or distinctness; "a dim figure in the
       distance"; "only a faint recollection"; "shadowy figures in
       the gloom"; "saw a vague outline of a building through the
       fog"; "a few wispy memories of childhood" [syn: dim,
       faint, shadowy, vague, wispy]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Vague \Vague\, v. i. [F. vaguer, L. vagari, fr. vagus roaming.]
   To wander; to roam; to stray. [Obs.] "[The soul] doth vague
   and wander." --Holland.
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Vague \Vague\, n.
   A wandering; a vagary. [Obs.] --Holinshed.
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4. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Vague \Vague\ (v[=a]g), a. [Compar. Vaguer (v[=a]g"[~e]r);
   superl. Vaguest.] [F. vague, or L. vagus. See Vague, v.
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   1. Wandering; vagrant; vagabond. [Archaic] "To set upon the
      vague villains." --Hayward.
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            She danced along with vague, regardless eyes.
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   2. Unsettled; unfixed; undetermined; indefinite; ambiguous;
      as, a vague idea; a vague proposition.
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            This faith is neither a mere fantasy of future
            glory, nor a vague ebullition of feeling. --I.
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            The poet turned away, and gave himself up to a sort
            of vague revery, which he called thought.
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   3. Proceeding from no known authority; unauthenticated;
      uncertain; flying; as, a vague report.
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            Some legend strange and vague.        --Longfellow.
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   Vague year. See Sothiac year, under Sothiac.
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   Syn: Unsettled; indefinite; unfixed; ill-defined; ambiguous;
        hazy; loose; lax; uncertain.
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5. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Vague \Vague\, n. [Cf. F. vague.]
   An indefinite expanse. [R.]
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         The gray vague of unsympathizing sea.    --Lowell.
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