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Bright flowers fringed the patio, and slender trees cast ragged patches of shade on the sidewalk.

At 73, Rhodes-Johnson wore her blond hair swept back, slender hoops in her ears.

From a bite of cracker they are able to extract all of the nourishment that simply slides unabsorbed through the digestive tract of slender types.

The slender body of the pen also feels lightweight and looks sophisticated, and the whole set can be stored easily, too.

Recent studies have begun to identify the cells in the olfactory epithelium, a slender sheet of tissue that lines part of the nasal cavity, that seem vulnerable to SARS-CoV-2 infection.

They are always suspended over a precipice, dangling by a slender thread that shows every sign of snapping.

Both are slender, toned, and have the butts of Victoria Secret models.

A fat red turret squatted at each corner of the building; six slender ones overlooked the parapets and gables.

It had an unusual appearance created by its long, slender wings.

Maps, frequently based on slender suppositions, were cued up.

Under the one-sixth they appear as slender, highly refractive fibers with double contour and, often, curled or split ends.

One would not have wanted her white neck a mite less full or her beautiful arms more slender.

He saw a large building, in front of which were long, slender strips of shining steel.

Rarely, sodium urate occurs in crystalline form—slender prisms, arranged in fan- or sheaf-like structures (Fig. 32).

The individual prisms are usually slender, with one beveled, wedge-like end, but are sometimes needle-like.


On this page you'll find 96 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to slender, such as: delicate, fragile, frail, lanky, lithe, and meager.

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