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- S: (v) thin (lose thickness; become thin or thinner)
- S: (v) thin (make thin or thinner) "Thin the solution"
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- S: (v) reduce, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring down (cut down on; make a reduction in) "reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"
- S: (v) decrease, lessen, minify (make smaller) "He decreased his staff"
- S: (v) change, alter, modify (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation) "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
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- S: (v) dilute, thin, thin out, reduce, cut (lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture) "cut bourbon"
- S: (v) reduce, melt off, slim, slenderize, thin, slim down (take off weight)
- S: (adj) thin (of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section) "thin wire"; "a thin chiffon blouse"; "a thin book"; "a thin layer of paint"
- S: (adj) thin, lean (lacking excess flesh) "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare
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- S: (adj) anorexic, anorectic (suffering from anorexia nervosa; pathologically thin)
- S: (adj) cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted (very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold) "a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys"; "eyes were haggard and cavernous"; "small pinched faces"; "kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration"
- S: (adj) deep-eyed, hollow-eyed, sunken-eyed (characteristic of the bony face of a cadaver)
- S: (adj) gangling, gangly, lanky (tall and thin)
- S: (adj) lank, spindly (long and lean)
- S: (adj) rawboned (having a lean and bony physique) "a rawboned cow hand"
- S: (adj) reedy, reedlike (resembling a reed in being upright and slender)
- S: (adj) twiggy, twiglike (thin as a twig)
- S: (adj) scarecrowish (resembling a scarecrow in being thin and ragged) "a forlorn scarecrowish figure"
- S: (adj) scraggy, scraggly, boney, bony, scrawny, skinny, underweight, weedy (being very thin) "a child with skinny freckled legs"; "a long scrawny neck"; "pale bony hands"
- S: (adj) shriveled, shrivelled, shrunken, withered, wizen, wizened (lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness) "the old woman's shriveled skin"; "he looked shriveled and ill"; "a shrunken old man"; "a lanky scarecrow of a man with withered face and lantern jaws"-W.F.Starkie; "he did well despite his withered arm"; "a wizened little man with frizzy grey hair"
- S: (adj) slender, slight, slim, svelte (being of delicate or slender build) "she was slender as a willow shoot is slender"- Frank Norris; "a slim girl with straight blonde hair"; "watched her slight figure cross the street"
- S: (adj) slender-waisted, slim-waisted, wasp-waisted (having a small waist)
- S: (adj) spare, trim (thin and fit) "the spare figure of a marathon runner"; "a body kept trim by exercise"
- S: (adj) spindle-legged, spindle-shanked (having long slender legs)
- S: (adj) stringy, wiry (lean and sinewy)
- S: (adj) sylphlike, sylphic ((of a woman or girl) slender and graceful like a sylph)
- S: (adj) wisplike, wispy (thin and weak) "a wispy little fellow with small hands and feet"- Edmund Wilson
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- S: (adj) slender, thin (very narrow) "a thin line across the page"
- S: (adj) sparse, thin (not dense) "a thin beard"; "trees were sparse"
- S: (adj) thin (relatively thin in consistency or low in density; not viscous) "air is thin at high altitudes"; "a thin soup"; "skimmed milk is much thinner than whole milk"; "thin oil"
- S: (adj) thin ((of sound) lacking resonance or volume) "a thin feeble cry"
- S: (adj) thin (lacking spirit or sincere effort) "a thin smile"
- S: (adj) flimsy, fragile, slight, tenuous, thin (lacking substance or significance) "slight evidence"; "a tenuous argument"; "a thin plot"; "a fragile claim to fame"
- S: (adv) thinly, thin (without viscosity) "the blood was flowing thin"