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Having little, or too little, flesh or fat on the body
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“He was a thin man, but he was far from weak, standing about six-foot tall.”
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(of a fabric) Made of light material
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“Morning would dawn, and the sun would gradually force its way through the thin curtains into the hallway.”
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Lacking substance or quality
“Their protestations of contempt are merely a thin cover for deep feelings hidden through habit or fear of hurt.”
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Containing a significant or excess amount of liquid or water
“When painting an airy dress of a fairy, you'll need a thin mixture with less pigment.”
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Having little thickness or extent from one surface to its opposite
“French crêpes are thin pancakes that often have a sweet or savory filling.”
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Very narrow in all diameters
“Creeping plants such as the ivy may be joined together by thin wire.”
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Having few parts or members relative to the area covered or filled
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“A thin patch of hair adorned the crown of his head.”
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(of a sound or voice) Faint and high-pitched
“With eyes only half-opened, Hannah repeated the short prayer in a thin voice.”
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(of air or gas) Less dense than usual
“The air was thin up there, but he knew how to control his breathing to prevent himself from becoming lightheaded.”
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Having sunken, dark ringed eyes demonstrative of fear or lack of sleep
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(of a material or fabric) Having a smooth texture that is gentle to the sense of touch
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That cannot be conceived
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Made of thin or poor-quality metal
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Displaying severe degradation and neglect
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Lacking flavour
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Having a displeasingly thin, metallic sound
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A substance that flows freely but is of constant volume, having a consistency like that of water or oil
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Diminishing to a point or edge
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Lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness
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Small or inadequate
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Suffering or dying from hunger
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Pale from illness or fatigue
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Inadequate, substandard or not satisfactory
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Weak or lacking in strength
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Not to be trusted or relied upon
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Having a pitch or frequency at the upper end of the auditory range
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Unable to be felt by touch
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Spread out over a wide area
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To make or become more watery in consistency
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“Be sure to thin the mixture with a little water as grits tend to thicken on cooling.”
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(usually "thin out") To make or become less dense, crowded, or numerous
“Elvis had left the building, and the crowd would gradually thin out.”
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(of vegetation) To make or become thin or sparse
“Increase irrigation if the soil is dry, and thin the shrub if necessary.”
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Diminish or reduce in thickness towards one end
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To decrease in feeling or strength
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Make slender
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Lose weight
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To diminish in intensity or severity, especially gradually
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To choose or gather
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Gradually grow faint and disappear
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Make or become lighter in weight, pressure, or severity
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To remove or wear away by friction
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