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Long and thin; slender:
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  1. Long and thin; slender:
  2. Not substantial; slight; flimsy
  3. Weak or insubstantial; flimsy:
Rough or jagged
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  1. Rough or jagged
  2. Lean or thin, scrawny.
  3. Lean; bony; skinny
Collapsed in size.
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  1. Collapsed in size.
  2. Wrinkled because the volume has reduced while the surface area of the outer layer has remained constant.
Light, thin, and insubstantial:
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  1. Light, thin, and insubstantial:
  2. Thin and easily broken or damaged; poorly made and fragile; frail
  3. Likely to bend or break under pressure; weak, shaky, flexible, or fragile.
Excellent; extraordinary:
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  1. Excellent; extraordinary:
  2. Not frequently encountered; scarce; unusual
  3. Infrequently occurring; uncommon:
Small in girth in proportion to height or length; slender
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  1. Small in girth in proportion to height or length; slender
  2. Small in quantity or amount; meager:
  1. Not stout or heavy; slender.
  2. Lacking strength, substance, or solidity; frail:
  3. Small, weak, or gentle; not decidedly marked; not forcible; inconsiderable; unimportant; insignificant; not severe.
(Botany) Long and tapering (especially of leaves)
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  1. (Botany) Long and tapering (especially of leaves)
  2. Made, or become weak; subject to attenuation
So fine or gauzy in texture as to be transparent or translucent
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  1. So fine or gauzy in texture as to be transparent or translucent
  2. Sufficiently thin or airy as to be translucent:
  3. Of such fine composition as to be easily damaged or broken; delicate:
Considered or operating apart from anything else:
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  1. Considered or operating apart from anything else:
  2. Thin, fine, and translucent:
  3. Completely such, without qualification or exception:
(Informal) Shoddy, shabby, cheap, vulgar, etc.
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  1. (Informal) Shoddy, shabby, cheap, vulgar, etc.
  2. Made of low-quality materials; cheap or shoddy.
  3. Flimsy or thin in texture or substance; lacking firmness
That can be permeated; open to passage or penetration, esp. by fluids
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  1. That can be permeated; open to passage or penetration, esp. by fluids
  2. Capable of being permeated or penetrated, especially by liquids or gases:
  3. Capable of being passed through or permeated, especially by liquids or gases.
Very thin or shallow:
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  1. Very thin or shallow:
Small in girth in proportion to height or length; slender
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  1. Small in girth in proportion to height or length; slender
  2. Small in quantity or amount; meager:
Thrifty in management, especially by employing just enough people to accomplish a task or do business:
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  1. Thrifty in management, especially by employing just enough people to accomplish a task or do business:
  2. (--- Chemistry) Lacking in combustible material:
  3. Containing little excess or waste; spare:
Having little width; narrow:
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  1. Having little width; narrow:
  2. Without much flesh; very thin
  3. Having very little bodily flesh or fat, often unattractively so; very thin.
Long and lean.
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  1. Long and lean.
  2. Long, straight, and limp:
  3. Slender or lean
Tall, thin, and often ungainly.
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  1. Tall, thin, and often ungainly.
  2. (Informal) Somewhat lank; tall, slim, and rather ungraceful or awkward.
  3. Tall and lean, or long and slender
Slender and elongated, especially in a way that suggests weakness.
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  1. Slender and elongated, especially in a way that suggests weakness.
  2. Characteristic of a spindle; slender and of weak appearance.
  3. Long or tall and very thin or slender, often to such a degree as to be or seem frail or weak
Being in excess of what is needed; extra:
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  1. Being in excess of what is needed; extra:
  2. Not fleshy; lean; thin
  3. Lean and trim:
Looking grim, forbidding, or desolate
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  1. Looking grim, forbidding, or desolate
  2. Thin and bony; hollow-eyed and haggard, as from great hunger or age; emaciated
  3. Thin or emaciated:
Full of bones:
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  1. Full of bones:
  2. With little flesh; skinny, thin
  3. Lean; scrawny.
Pale, dim, faint, etc.
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  1. Pale, dim, faint, etc.
  2. Faint or weak in a way suggestive of sickness or great weariness, sadness, etc.
  3. Short for wide area network. A communications network that uses such devices as telephone lines, satellite dishes, or radio waves to span a larger geographic area than can be covered by a LAN. The Internet is a WAN.
Able or inclined to range about
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  1. Able or inclined to range about
  2. Inclined to rove.
  3. Having long slender limbs.
  1. Haggard, cadaverous, emaciated or gaunt
  2. Extremely basic or simplified:
  3. So thin or emaciated as to appear bony.
Stunted or scrubby
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  1. Stunted or scrubby
  2. Stunted or straggly:
  3. Very thin; skinny and bony
Measuring, indicating, or responding to very small changes; precise:
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  1. Measuring, indicating, or responding to very small changes; precise:
  2. Marked by sensitivity of discrimination:
  3. Easily broken or damaged:
Not profitably used or maintained:
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  1. Not profitably used or maintained:
  2. Needless or superfluous:
  3. Deteriorated; ravaged:
Wild and intractable. Used of a hawk in falconry.
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  1. Wild and intractable. Used of a hawk in falconry.
  2. Exhausted or distraught and often gaunt in appearance.
  3. Having a wild, wasted, worn look, as from sleeplessness, grief, or illness; gaunt; drawn
(Of a person) thin and bony, having prominent bones, rugged but not necessarily handsome
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  1. (Of a person) thin and bony, having prominent bones, rugged but not necessarily handsome
  2. Having a lean, gaunt frame with prominent bones.
  3. Lean; gaunt
Withered; wizen.
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  1. Withered; wizen.
  2. Dried up; shriveled; withered
  3. Withered; lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness.
Likely to break or fall apart; shaky.
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  1. Likely to break or fall apart; shaky.
  2. Of an object: not strong or sturdy, as because of poor construction or upkeep; not safe or secure; giddy; shaky.
  3. Liable to collapse or break down because weak or unsteady
  1. Approaching starvation, emaciated and malnourished.
  2. (Colloquial) Extremely hungry.
Hard to find; absent or rare:
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  1. Hard to find; absent or rare:
  2. Not common; rarely seen
  3. Insufficient to meet a demand or requirement; short in supply:
Not sufficient; not enough; inadequate
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  1. Not sufficient; not enough; inadequate
  2. Not sufficient; inadequate.
Inadequate in amount or degree; insufficient:
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  1. Inadequate in amount or degree; insufficient:
  2. Inadequate in amount, quality, or degree; not sufficient
  3. Lacking an essential quality or element:
Having the form of a sketch; presenting only major parts or points; not detailed
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  1. Having the form of a sketch; presenting only major parts or points; not detailed
  2. (Informal) Of questionable authenticity or trustworthiness:
  3. Resembling a sketch; drawn with little detail:
Lacking strength, substance, or solidity; frail:
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  1. Lacking strength, substance, or solidity; frail:
  2. Small, weak, or gentle; not decidedly marked; not forcible; inconsiderable; unimportant; insignificant; not severe.
  3. Light in form or build; not stout or heavy; slender
Not firm or solid; weak or flimsy:
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  1. Not firm or solid; weak or flimsy:
  2. Very small or negligible, as in importance, size, or amount:
  3. Not solid or firm; weak or flimsy
Lacking in courage, determination, resistance, etc.
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  1. Lacking in courage, determination, resistance, etc.
  2. (Literally) Used other than as an idiom: see week,"Ž kneed.
  3. (Figuratively) Lacking will power or strength of character; timid.
Lacking liveliness, animation, or interest; dull:
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  1. Lacking liveliness, animation, or interest; dull:
  2. Tasteless; flavorless; flat
  3. Lacking taste, zest, or flavor; flat:
Lacking in strength of material or construction; unable to resist strain, pressure, etc.; easily torn, broken, bent, etc.
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  1. Lacking in strength of material or construction; unable to resist strain, pressure, etc.; easily torn, broken, bent, etc.
  2. (Gram.) Expressing variation in tense by the addition of an inflectional suffix rather than by internal change of a syllabic vowel; regular (Ex.: talk, talked, talked)
  3. Lacking intensity or strength; faint:
Mildly dizzy or faint:
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  1. Mildly dizzy or faint:
  2. Of relatively little weight for its size or bulk:
  3. Easily awakened or disturbed:
Having little capacity to withstand pressure or strain:
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  1. Having little capacity to withstand pressure or strain:
  2. Without force or effectiveness
  3. Having little intensity or strength; faint:
Having a smooth, even surface:
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  1. Having a smooth, even surface:
  2. Having lost effervescence or sparkle:
  3. Not glossy; matte:
That has had something added in order to dilute it.
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  1. That has had something added in order to dilute it.
Likely to fall into a faint; dizzy and weak:
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  1. Likely to fall into a faint; dizzy and weak:
  2. So weak as to be difficult to perceive;
  3. Small in degree or amount; meager:
Sharp or keen to the senses.
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  1. Sharp or keen to the senses.
  2. Characterized or accompanied by shrill sounds
  3. Producing a sharp, high-pitched tone or sound:
  1. High-pitched.
  2. Having a high-pitched sound:
  3. Characterized by the music of the “peaceful” pipe rather than of the “warlike” drums, trumpets, etc.; hence, peaceful or tranquil
Having few resources; relatively low in wealth, numbers, supplies, etc.
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  1. Having few resources; relatively low in wealth, numbers, supplies, etc.
  2. (Gram.) Expressing variation in tense by the addition of an inflectional suffix rather than by internal change of a syllabic vowel; regular (Ex.: talk, talked, talked)
  3. Having only a small amount of its essential ingredient; diluted
Refined or esoteric:
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  1. Refined or esoteric:
  2. (Of a gas etc.) Less dense than usual.
  3. Belonging to or reserved for a small select group; exclusive:
Not substantial; slight; flimsy
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  1. Not substantial; slight; flimsy
  2. Slender or fine, as a fiber
  3. Weak or insubstantial; flimsy:
(Botany) Long and tapering (especially of leaves)
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  1. (Botany) Long and tapering (especially of leaves)
  2. Made, or become weak; subject to attenuation
Physically weak; frail; delicate
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  1. Physically weak; frail; delicate
  2. Lacking substance; tenuous or flimsy:
  3. Easily broken, damaged, or destroyed.
Narrow in outlook; petty:
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  1. Narrow in outlook; petty:
  2. Having been belittled; humiliated:
  3. Being below average in quantity or extent:
Extremely small:
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  1. Extremely small:
  2. Very small; diminutive
Of or relating to featherweights.
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  1. Of or relating to featherweights.
  2. Unimportant; trivial:
  3. Light or trivial
Having no body, form, or substance; incorporeal.
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  1. Having no body, form, or substance; incorporeal.
Very light; airy; delicate
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  1. Very light; airy; delicate
  2. Of or like the ether, or upper regions of space
  3. Extremely light or delicate:
Open to question or doubt:
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  1. Open to question or doubt:
  2. (Of wood) Full of shakes or cracks; cracked.
  3. Not firm, substantial, or secure; weak, unsound, or unsteady
To work out or show the full form of (a contraction, mathematical equation, etc.)
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  1. To work out or show the full form of (a contraction, mathematical equation, etc.)
  2. To become greater in size, volume, quantity, or scope:
  3. To become expanded; spread out, unfold, enlarge, etc.
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  1. To make sparse.
  2. (Intransitive) To become sparse.
To dispel (mist, etc.)
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  1. To dispel (mist, etc.)
  2. To break up and scatter in all directions; spread about; distribute widely
  3. To cause to attenuate and disappear:
To make thinner or less concentrated by adding a liquid such as water.
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  1. To make thinner or less concentrated by adding a liquid such as water.
  2. To become diluted
  3. To thin down or weaken as by mixing with water or other liquid
To assemble the components of (a film or soundtrack, for example), as by cutting and splicing.
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  1. To assemble the components of (a film or soundtrack, for example), as by cutting and splicing.
  2. To prepare (written material) for publication or presentation, as by correcting, revising, or adapting.
  3. To prepare (a film, tape, or recording) for presentation by cutting and splicing, dubbing, rearranging, etc.
To take out (a printed or written letter, word, etc.); cross out
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  1. To take out (a printed or written letter, word, etc.); cross out
  2. To remove from a document or record:
  3. To remove (a file, for example) from a hard drive or other storage medium.
To purify or refine:
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  1. To purify or refine:
  2. To become thin or less dense.
  3. To make or become thin, or less dense
(Chemistry) To decrease the valence of an atom by adding electrons.
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  1. (Chemistry) To decrease the valence of an atom by adding electrons.
  2. To bring to a specified undesirable state, as of weakness or helplessness:
  3. To remove oxygen from a compound.
(Electronics) To reduce the amplitude of an electrical signal with little or no distortion.
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  1. (Electronics) To reduce the amplitude of an electrical signal with little or no distortion.
  2. To dilute or rarefy
  3. (Electronics) To reduce the amplitude or strength of (an electrical signal)
Without ease or grace
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  1. Without ease or grace
  2. Lacking grace or smoothness; awkward:
  3. Bony and lean; gaunt:
With little flesh; skinny, thin
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  1. With little flesh; skinny, thin
  2. Full of bones:
  3. Lean; scrawny.
Without flesh, lacking flesh.
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Looking grim, forbidding, or desolate
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  1. Looking grim, forbidding, or desolate
  2. Thin and bony; hollow-eyed and haggard, as from great hunger or age; emaciated
  3. Thin or emaciated:
Long and lean.
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  1. Long and lean.
  2. Long, straight, and limp:
  3. Slender or lean
Tall, thin, and often ungainly.
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  1. Tall, thin, and often ungainly.
  2. (Informal) Somewhat lank; tall, slim, and rather ungraceful or awkward.
  3. Tall and lean, or long and slender
(--- Chemistry) Lacking in combustible material:
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  1. (--- Chemistry) Lacking in combustible material:
  2. Not fleshy or fat; thin.
  3. Containing little excess or waste; spare:
Having little flesh; lean.
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  1. Having little flesh; lean.
  2. Of poor quality or small amount; not full or rich; inadequate
  3. Thin; lean; emaciated
(Of a person) thin and bony, having prominent bones, rugged but not necessarily handsome
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  1. (Of a person) thin and bony, having prominent bones, rugged but not necessarily handsome
  2. Having a lean, gaunt frame with prominent bones.
  3. Lean; gaunt
Stunted or scrubby
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  1. Stunted or scrubby
  2. Stunted or straggly:
  3. Very thin; skinny and bony
Without much flesh; very thin
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  1. Without much flesh; very thin
  2. Having very little bodily flesh or fat, often unattractively so; very thin.
  3. Having little width; narrow:
Having little width in proportion to height or length; long and thin:
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  1. Having little width in proportion to height or length; long and thin:
  2. Small in amount or extent; meager:
  3. Thin and delicate in build; gracefully slim:
Small in girth in proportion to height or length; slender
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  1. Small in girth in proportion to height or length; slender
  2. Small in quantity or amount; meager:
Free for other use; unoccupied:
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  1. Free for other use; unoccupied:
  2. Lean and trim:
  3. Not fleshy; lean; thin
Slender, delicate, etc. like a twig
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  1. Slender, delicate, etc. like a twig
  2. (Of a person) Thin and angular.
  3. Full of or covered with twigs
Being, characteristic of, or resembling a weed:
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  1. Being, characteristic of, or resembling a weed:
  2. Full of or consisting of weeds:
  3. Lean, lanky, ungainly, etc.
Not frequently encountered; scarce; unusual
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  1. Not frequently encountered; scarce; unusual
  2. Excellent; extraordinary:
  3. Infrequently occurring; uncommon:
(Of a gas etc.) Less dense than usual.
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  1. (Of a gas etc.) Less dense than usual.
  2. Refined or esoteric:
  3. Belonging to or reserved for a small select group; exclusive:
Weakened; diluted.
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  1. Weakened; diluted.
  2. Diluted
Without force or substance; insipid
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  1. Without force or substance; insipid
  2. (Archaic) Watery; diluted
  3. Lacking substance or strength; weak; thin; dilute; feeble.
  1. (Idiomatic) weakened or simplified
  2. Diminished in force or effect:
  3. Diluted; containing extra water
Containing too much water; diluted:
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  1. Containing too much water; diluted:
  2. Suggestive of water, as in being thin, pale, or liquid:
  3. Weak; insipid
Unable to digest food easily; readily nauseated:
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  1. Unable to digest food easily; readily nauseated:
  2. Lacking aptitude or skill:
  3. Lacking persuasiveness; unconvincing:
Extremely scanty; meager.
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  1. Extremely scanty; meager.
  2. Scanty; little; small; meager
Deficient in richness, fertility, or vigor; feeble:
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  1. Deficient in richness, fertility, or vigor; feeble:
  2. Having little flesh; lean.
  3. Of poor quality or small amount; not full or rich; inadequate
Lacking material possessions; having little or no means to support oneself; needy; impoverished
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  1. Lacking material possessions; having little or no means to support oneself; needy; impoverished
  2. Eliciting or deserving pity; pitiable:
  3. Not adequate in quality or quantity; inferior:
(Chiefly Southern US) Sickly; ill.
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  1. (Chiefly Southern US) Sickly; ill.
  2. Of inferior size, strength, or significance; weak:
Not full, large, or plentiful; scarcely sufficient; scanty; meager; not enough.
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  1. Not full, large, or plentiful; scarcely sufficient; scanty; meager; not enough.
  2. Inadequate in size or amount; not enough; meager
  3. Very little, very few.
Barely sufficient; not ample; meager
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  1. Barely sufficient; not ample; meager
  2. Small or insufficient in amount, size, or extent:
  3. Not covering a considerable amount of the body:
Not covering a considerable amount of the body:
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  1. Not covering a considerable amount of the body:
  2. Small or inadequate; not generous, or of a garment, very small, light, or revealing.
  3. Barely or not quite enough; somewhat less in size, fullness, etc. than is needed; scanty
Not in regular use or immediately needed; extra
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  1. Not in regular use or immediately needed; extra
  2. Being in excess of what is needed; extra:
  3. Not lavish, abundant, or excessive; meager:
Thinly spread or distributed; not dense or crowded
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  1. Thinly spread or distributed; not dense or crowded
  2. Occurring, growing, or settled at widely spaced intervals; not thick or dense.
Stinging or capable of stinging
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  1. Stinging or capable of stinging
  2. Giving or spending reluctantly.
  3. Scanty or meager:
(Informal) Contemptibly slight, worthless, or skimpy
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  1. (Informal) Contemptibly slight, worthless, or skimpy
  2. (Slang) Contemptibly small; meager:
  3. Small in amount, contemptibly so.
Lacking plausibility; unconvincing:
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  1. Lacking plausibility; unconvincing:
  2. Thin and easily broken or damaged; poorly made and fragile; frail
  3. Likely to bend or break under pressure; weak, shaky, flexible, or fragile.
Not plausible; not credible
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  1. Not plausible; not credible
  2. Difficult to believe; not plausible.
  3. Not plausible; unlikely; dubious.
Unlikely to take place or be true.
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  1. Unlikely to take place or be true.
  2. Not likely to happen.
  3. Not probable; not likely to happen or be true; unlikely
That cannot be conceived; that cannot be thought of, understood, imagined, or believed
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  1. That cannot be conceived; that cannot be thought of, understood, imagined, or believed
  2. So unlikely or surprising as to have been thought impossible; unbelievable:
  3. Impossible to comprehend or grasp fully:
Not credible; unbelievable
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  1. Not credible; unbelievable
  2. So implausible as to elicit disbelief; unbelievable:
  3. Seeming too unusual or improbable to be possible
  1. Nervous; Anxious.
  2. Open to question or doubt:
  3. Not firm, substantial, or secure; weak, unsound, or unsteady
Incredible; so surprising it is almost unable to believe.
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  1. Incredible; so surprising it is almost unable to believe.
  2. Implausible or improbable.
  3. Not to be believed; incredible:
Lacking material substance; insubstantial.
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  1. Lacking material substance; insubstantial.
  2. (Archaic) Alternative form of insubstantial.
  3. Lacking basis in fact.
(Gram.) Expressing variation in tense by the addition of an inflectional suffix rather than by internal change of a syllabic vowel; regular (Ex.: talk, talked, talked)
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  1. (Gram.) Expressing variation in tense by the addition of an inflectional suffix rather than by internal change of a syllabic vowel; regular (Ex.: talk, talked, talked)
  2. Lacking aptitude or skill:
  3. Lacking persuasiveness; unconvincing:
To make or become slim or slimmer
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  1. To make or become slim or slimmer
  2. To lose or cause to lose weight, as by dieting or exercise.
(Now Rare) To diminish or weaken
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  1. (Now Rare) To diminish or weaken
  2. To lessen or appear to lessen the seriousness or extent of (an offense, for example), especially by providing partial excuses:
  3. To lessen or seem to lessen the seriousness of (an offense, guilt, etc.) by giving excuses or serving as an excuse
(Electronics) To reduce the amplitude of an electrical signal with little or no distortion.
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  1. (Electronics) To reduce the amplitude of an electrical signal with little or no distortion.
  2. To become thin, weak, or fine.
  3. To lessen the density of; rarefy.
To purify or refine:
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  1. To purify or refine:
  2. To make or become thin, or less dense
  3. To become thin or less dense.
(Electronics) To reduce the amplitude of an electrical signal with little or no distortion.
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  1. (Electronics) To reduce the amplitude of an electrical signal with little or no distortion.
  2. To become thin, weak, or fine.
  3. To reduce in force, value, amount, or degree; weaken:
To dissolve or break up the fat globules of
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  1. To dissolve or break up the fat globules of
  2. To form by penetrating, probing, or digging:
  3. To lessen the strength of; dilute:
To lessen the force, strength, purity, or brilliance of, especially by admixture.
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  1. To lessen the force, strength, purity, or brilliance of, especially by admixture.
  2. To make thinner or less concentrated by adding a liquid such as water.
  3. To thin down or weaken as by mixing with water or other liquid
To give a sheen to the surface of (fabric or metal).
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  1. To give a sheen to the surface of (fabric or metal).
  2. To take on a supply of water, as a ship.
  3. To dilute by adding water to
To make or become weak or weaker.
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  1. To make or become weak or weaker.
  2. (Intransitive) To become weaker.
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