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Because of the thinness of the air, there is a very tight margin between the correct and incorrect airspeeds, as little as 50 mph.

Lecallier explains that the ideal of thinness in fashion modeling is not as recent as one might expect.

“I still think we are in a state of idealized thinness,” says Saguy.

Rose Gray, I'm told, praised the perfect thinness of his pizza crust.

“Some patients have their own peer group which reinforces their quest for thinness,” she says.

He opened it, but forgot to read, in consequence of his attention being arrested by the extreme thinness of his hands.

And a new thing came to me: a shame for my shadow thinness and a desire to build myself into a better physical man.

Here the thinness of the atmosphere began to affect my head with a dull and heavy pain.

It was designed to hide the thinness of the throat, but gave, besides, a dreadful air of smartness to the poor corpse.

The Princess's dress was particularly well planned and showed her off well, as the veil concealed the thinness of her neck.


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to thinness, such as: emaciation, gauntness, lankiness, leanness, scrawniness, and skinniness.

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