What is the opposite of deep?

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Adjective
Opposite for extending far down
“On the left side of the trail was a shallow ravine, dropping slightly from the roadbed.”
Adjective
Opposite for extending far down
“The hike was easy as the trail remained flat for miles on end.”
Adjective
(sometimes figuratively) Opposite for voluminous in nature
“It was only a small room that could barely fit the four of us, but it would have to do for now.”
Adjective
Opposite for extending far back
“The shelves of the bookcase were quite narrow and impractical for storing large encyclopedias.”
Adjective
(of an emotion or feeling) Opposite for intensely felt
“Strauss realized that Mary's sweetness masked a superficial rage that could be easily unpacked and resolved.”
Adjective
Opposite for significant in degree or intensity
“His decision to quit as director was only a light blow to the company as he provided little value to the firm during his tenure.”
Adjective
Opposite for profound in awareness or understanding
“Owen only ever engaged in superficial thoughts and ideas that were shaped by the mainstream.”
Adjective
(deep in, of a state or activity) Opposite for fully absorbed or involved in
“My mind wandered, and I was completely unfocused on the issues being discussed.”
Adjective
Opposite for difficult to comprehend
“There are some issues within our organization, but they are straightforward and easily resolved.”
Adjective
Opposite for having a veiled or uncertain meaning
“She usually just sings simple love songs with unambiguous lyrics.”
Adjective
(of sound or voice) Opposite for low in pitch and full in tone
“Mariah used her shrill voice to convince her dream boyfriend to come and rescue her.”
Adjective
(of colour) Opposite for dark and highly saturated
“The company's website uses light shades of blue to represent freedom and inspiration.”
Adjective
Opposite for located out of sight
“The monument was deliberately erected in the center of the town to be exposed in all its glory.”
Adjective
Opposite for far away in time
“One only needs to look at his recent history to find evidence of negligence.”
Adverb
Opposite for to a great depth
“Sea otters will likely not be able to find clams if they only dig shallowly into the underwater mud.”
Noun
(the deep) Opposite for the midst or depth of something
“Due to the current rise in crime, residents are encouraged to stay home during the extremities of the day.”
Noun
(the deep) Opposite for the extremities of a body of water
“The rare and elusive Sumatran Tiger lurks in the wilderness of the island of Sumatra.”
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