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I tend to use this method when working with far-too-thin gravies and rich, hearty stews where I’ve probably already used some flour earlier in the cooking process but want to thicken it further.
SAUCE, GRAVY OR STEW TOO THIN? WE’VE GOT 3 WAYS TO FIX THAT.AARON HUTCHERSONFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Typically, you’ll find that saving some money means less material, which equals a thinner vest.
BEST HEATED VEST: BEAT THE COLD WEATHER WITH THE RIGHT WINTER GEARPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMFEBRUARY 9, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
On a rainy street I found a suit, hat and tie, all perfectly placed and slumped on a bench, as if their wearer disappeared into thin air.
‘LITTLE NIGHTMARES II’ MADE ME DREAD EVERY MOMENT. AND I LOVED IT.ELISE FAVISFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The IRS staff is stretched thin, meaning there could be delays as the agency juggles both tax filings and stimulus payments.
HERE’S THE NEW DEMOCRATIC PLAN FOR $1,400 STIMULUS CHECKSHEATHER LONG, JEFF STEINFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
To combat this, most touch screen gloves are designed thinner.
BEST WINTER GLOVES: OUR PICKS FOR TOUCH SCREEN GLOVES, SKI GLOVES, AND MOREPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMFEBRUARY 2, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
This increased evaporation thins the original cloud, allowing more heat through than if the pollutants never arrived.
SHIP EXHAUST STUDIES OVERESTIMATE COOLING FROM POLLUTION-ALTERED CLOUDSCAROLYN GRAMLINGFEBRUARY 1, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Pulling carbon straight out of thin air is likely to be even trickier.
ELON MUSK’S $100 MILLION CARBON CAPTURE PUSHEDD GENTFEBRUARY 1, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
Since it’s thinner than traditional spring suits, it easily conformed to my body shape, allowing a snug fit while still offering plenty of flexibility.
THE SURF GEAR I RELY ON FROM WOMEN-OWNED COMPANIESREBECCA PARSONSJANUARY 30, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Soon, he spotted lots of thin plastic bags from grocery stores.
UNMASKING THE PANDEMIC’S POLLUTION PROBLEMSTEPHEN ORNESJANUARY 28, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Chilling video of the MAGA attack on the Capitol shows an outnumbered and overmatched thin blue line bending and breaking before the seething, violent crowd.
THE RIGHT’S MESSAGE TO SILICON VALLEY: 'FREE SPEECH FOR ME, BUT NOT FOR THEE'DAVID FRENCHJANUARY 16, 2021TIME
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WORDS RELATED TO THIN

  • excessive
  • flimsy
  • implausible
  • improbable
  • inconceivable
  • incredible
  • thin
  • too much
  • unbelievable
  • unconvincing
  • unfair
  • unjust
  • unsubstantial
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