hollow (adj.)
empty, false, insincere
1H6 III.i.137[Gloucester to himself, of what Winchester has said] with a hollow heart
2H6 III.ii.43[King to all, of Suffolk] By crying comfort from a hollow breast
2H6 III.ii.66[Queen to King, of Gloucester] it is known we were but hollow friends
3H6 IV.i.138[Edward to Hastings and Montague] I rather wish you foes than hollow friends
Ham III.ii.218[First Player as King to his Queen] And who in want a hollow friend doth try
JC IV.ii.23[Brutus to Lucilius] hollow men, like horses hot at hand, / Make gallant show and promise of their mettle
TC I.iii.80[Ulysses to all] look how many Grecian tents do stand / Hollow upon this plain, so many hollow factions [second instance]
TC IV.v.169[Agamemnon to Hector, of that moment] Strained purely from all hollow bias-drawing
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