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synonyms for leanest

  • angular
  • gangly
  • gaunt
  • lanky
  • rangy
  • sinewy
  • skinny
  • slender
  • slim
  • sparse
  • svelte
  • wiry
  • anorexic
  • barren
  • emaciated
  • haggard
  • poor
  • scanty
  • shadow
  • spare
  • stick
  • stilt
  • wasted
  • worn
  • beanpole
  • bony
  • gangling
  • inadequate
  • infertile
  • lank
  • meager
  • no fat
  • pitiful
  • rawboned
  • scraggy
  • scrawny
  • stringy
  • sylphlike
  • twiggy
  • unfruitful
  • unproductive
  • wizened
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antonyms for leanest

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  • chubby
  • fat
  • heavy
  • plump
  • thick
  • fertile
  • fresh
  • strong
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How to use leanest in a sentence

Then how, like a fleece of wool, it rounds and fills out the landscape, and makes the leanest and most angular field look smooth!
A YEAR IN THE FIELDSJOHN BURROUGHS
We may suppose that, when no alternative was offered but these salted meats, even the leanest venison was devoured with relish.
VIEW OF THE STATE OF EUROPE DURING THE MIDDLE AGES, VOL. 3 (OF 3)HENRY HALLAM
Thou leanest on me thus, he observed, in a grave tone, because thou art young.
HILDEBRANDANONYMOUS
Moreover, it was a lean yearthe leanest of three lean years.
EVERY MAN FOR HIMSELFNORMAN DUNCAN
"His shootin' Mort gives me cause fer a heap more thinkin'," went on the leanest of the Cavendish men.
THE LONE RANGER RIDESFRAN STRIKER
The aforesaid "hope" was the longest, the leanest, and the bob-sidedest specimen of a Yankee that it is possible to imagine.
THE SHIRLEY LETTERS FROM CALIFORNIA MINES IN 1851-52LOUISE AMELIA KNAPP SMITH CLAPPE
Thus pockets that have carried the leanest purses, have often proved the greatest blessing to mankind.
THE BOBBIN BOYWILLIAM M. THAYER
And as we timorously mounted the narrow steps we agreed that the Andraitx early Christians must have been the leanest of mankind.
THE FORTUNATE ISLESMARY STUART BOYD
Methinks it is somewhat of the leanest; we might well enough be without so many palace holidays and those fasting times of yours.
GARGANTUA AND PANTAGRUEL, COMPLETE.FRANCOIS RABELAIS
It fattens my leanest self to keep that in my constant remembrance.
I, MARY MACLANEMARY MACLANE
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