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Place the thinly sliced shallots in a medium bowl and pour buttermilk over to coat.

Overall, Paris Magnum reaches both too widely and too thinly in trying to convey a sense of spectrum.

The artworks themselves were often thinly veiled propaganda.

A “system of systems” approach was evident in the biggest thinly coded message at Zhuhai.

It demonstrated that he was alive, contradicting thinly-sourced claims that he had been killed in airstrikes earlier in the month.

The French windows of the library might be the one avenue of escape which McGinty's thinly spread men were not guarding.

The man pocketed the paper with a smile of satisfaction thinly concealed on his dark face.

Readers insisted upon seeing in the book this person and that more or less thinly disguised.

Large tracts, in particular Warwickshire and the adjoining midlands, were very thinly inhabited.

He was, I knew, a deep, thinly-covered tank of resentments and quite irrational moral rages.


On this page you'll find 43 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to thinly, such as: casually, delicately, easily, faintly, freely, and gingerly.

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