vaporous

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vaporous

(vā′por-ŭs) [L. vapor, steam]
Consisting of, pert. to, or producing vapors.
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The word itself should be used as often as possible because it manages to be at once vaporously abstract (voters don't know what programs you want to cut) and vaguely negative (don't you just hate people who feel entitled?
The Lucas and Spielberg collections predate Rockwell's Guggenheim apotheosis by nearly twenty years; it was during the collaborative production of Raiders of the Lost Ark that director Spielberg followed producer Lucas's lead and purchased his first Rockwell canvas, a 1923 typewriter advertisement titled--And Daniel Boone Comes to Life on the Underwood Portable, an image of a studious young fellow (sleeves rolled, tie knotted) focusing on his Underwood as, in a vaporously pink and purple Valhalla above his head, the craggy frontiersman cradles his long rifle and gazes off toward eternity.
Apparently just as vaporously as the American interest was in directing the conflict, it disappeared; never to have been involved in subsequent issues of refugee massacres, repatriations, maneuvering or king making with regard to internal Congolese politics.