Thesaurus / slenderest

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I had not meant, however, to expatiate upon his defects, which are of the slenderest and most venial kind.

HawthorneHenry James, Junr.

The thing he went to do in London was fraught with such peril that he foresaw but the slenderest chance of escaping with his life.

Mistress WildingRafael Sabatini

All these things may seem of the slenderest importance, but they are not insignificant if one considers their effect upon Peter.

FortitudeHugh Walpole

From this point the letters speak for themselves, and only the slenderest commentary is required.

Presently he returned, bringing with him the tallest and slenderest man Robert had ever seen.

Robert FalconerGeorge MacDonald

And there is not the slenderest ground for hope that the Germans will desist from it during this campaign.

England and GermanyEmile Joseph Dillon

And where had Siddons gone that day after landing at Vitry on the slenderest excuse?

Aces UpCovington Clarke

He flashed the slenderest of lines of light toward the bed and thereon lay a man.

Oscar the DetectiveHarlan Page Halsey

She looked at it chin up, with a still approval—but she was the slenderest loveliness, and with such a dignity!

The Wife of Sir Isaac HarmanH. G. (Herbert George) Wells

The songs of the child-nurse are of the slenderest kind; the tether of her imagination has not been cut by hope or memory.

Essays in the Study of Folk-Songs (1886)Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco

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