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The apparent slightness of these English changes reveals their deliberate subtlety.
But the slightness of structure which allowed voices to be heard within the lodge also allowed them to be heard without.
TREVLYN HOLDMRS. HENRY WOOD
The death of his sweetheart forces one man to reflect anew on the slightness of life's pleasures and the depth of life's griefs.
A MERE ACCIDENTGEORGE MOORE
But chiefly he slept, dreaming little because of his loss of blood and the slightness of his food.
TALES OF SPACE AND TIMEHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
Height and length of limb give distinction; slightness gives grace; women are squat!
They talked now of slightest things, the slightness proving how far intimacy had travelled, comparing childish memories.
PATHS OF JUDGEMENTANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK
His square shoulders, commanding height, and military erectness were thus emphasized, as was her own feminine slightness.
THE LAST SHOTFREDERICK PALMER
This little sketch, in spite of its extreme slightness, really deserves to become classical.
The clothes had been carefully padded to conceal the extreme slightness of her figure.
If it still wanted massiveness, his countenance had relinquished its former slightness and look of almost girlish fragility.

WORDS RELATED TO SLIGHTNESS

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machinateverb (used with or without object) | [mak-uh-neyt ]SEE DEFINITION