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Relative DepthPlay
Use 'shallow' to compare depth, especially with things usually deeper. SlideThe kids' pool is shallower than the adult one.
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Physical SafetyPlay
'Shallow' often indicates a safer area in bodies of water for non-swimmers. SlideStay in the shallow part of the lake where you can stand.
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Negative ConnotationPlay
In some contexts, 'shallow' can suggest a negative lack of substance or complexity. SlidePeople avoid the shallow end of the conversation.