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adjective as in watered

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The irony has thinned with the economy, perhaps: Who can really afford just to pretend to DIY today?

The population has since thinned somewhat, but the economic scars of the war have not.

Over the course of the next hour or so, the press corps thinned out until, finally, to my surprise, I was alone.

Outside the presidential palace Friday night, the scene of massive protests of late, the crowds had thinned.

He railed against the ideological purity that had gripped his party and thinned the ranks of northeastern Republicans.

Her heart warmed to the boy when she saw how carefully he thinned out the carrots, which had been sadly neglected.

In fact, when Henry had thinned out half a row he had quite a little pile of eatable carrots, each as large as his thumb.

His face became a trifle white and his lips thinned, making him seem somebody suddenly alien to the kid I had for a partner.

If you put a little siccative de Harlem in it, or use any picture varnish thinned with turpentine, it will serve well enough.

The triumphant party thinned the ranks of its opponents, and in turn experienced the same fate.


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On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to thinned, such as: attenuated, blended, contaminated, corrupt, defiled, and degraded.

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