These adjectives mean lacking excess flesh. Lean emphasizes absence of fat: fattened the lean cattle for market.Spare sometimes suggests trimness and good muscle tone: “an old man, very tall and spare, with an ascetic aspect” (William H. Mallock). Skinny and scrawny imply unattractive thinness, as with undernourishment: The child has skinny legs with prominent knees.“He [had] a long, scrawny neck that rose out of a very low collar” (Winston Churchill). Lank describes one who is thin and tall, and lanky one who is thin, tall, and ungraceful: “He was . . . exceedingly lank, with narrow shoulders” (Washington Irving). The boy had developed into a lanky adolescent.Rawboned suggests a thin, bony, gangling build: a rawboned cowhand.Gaunt implies boniness and a haggard appearance; it may suggest illness or hardship: a white-haired pioneer, her face gaunt from overwork.
Right now Destiny and Jonathan need someone strong to lean on.
It wasn't coming out the way she practiced it, maybe because Gabriel was sitting close enough that she wanted to lean against him instead of the bed and place his large hands on the parts of her body hidden by clothes.