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Definition: (adjective) Inferior in quality or value. Synonyms: shoddy, tawdry. Usage: The boardwalk is rife with shabby shops selling cheapjack souvenirs. Discuss

Definition: (adjective) Marked by interest in or preoccupation with oneself or one's own thoughts as opposed to others or the environment; shy or reserved. Synonyms: introspective, self-examining. Usage: Bobby is an introverted child, so it is unlikely that he would feel comfortable entering the talent show.

Definition: (adjective) Lacking the expected range or depth. Synonyms: flat. Usage: The actress's two-dimensional performance was especially disappointing given the emotional complexity of the character she was playing.