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Her heart warmed to the boy when she saw how carefully he thinned out the carrots, which had been sadly neglected.
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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.
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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 PAINTER IN OILDANIEL BURLEIGH PARKHURST
The triumphant party thinned the ranks of its opponents, and in turn experienced the same fate.
A landscape of flat wastes, of thinned and burned and uprooted trees.
WAYSIDE COURTSHIPSHAMLIN GARLAND
They could export food when crowded, and have ceased to import it when thinned.
The Kimper family thinned out, numerically, as soon as the frugal evening meal was despatched.
ALL HE KNEWJOHN HABBERTON
These should be thinned out as soon as they start to a number approximately twice that of the main arms.
Here rose the great and gloomy forest of firs and pines, with the spruce overshadowed and thinned out.

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