1. thinnish, lean, spare, attenuate, attenuated; narrow, slender, slim, gracile, svelte, lithe, graceful; slight, wispy, wisplike; skinny, twiggy, thin as a reed or rail, narrow as an arrow, thin as six o'clock, slender as a thread, too skinny to throw a shadow, skin-and-bones, fleshless; gaunt, lank, lanky, bony, rawboned, skeletal; spindly, spindle-legged, spindle-shanked, Sl. chicken-legged, gangling, gangly, weedy; scrawny, scraggy, looking like a plucked chicken; scrubby, puny, runty, undersized, under-grown, small, stunted; light, underweight, undernourished, underfed, half-starved, starved-looking; hollow-cheeked, pinched, withered, shriveled, shrunken, wasted, emaciate, emaciated.
2. sparse, scattered, thinly distributed, widely dispersed, infrequent, few and far between; insufficient, inadequate, in short supply, hard to come by.
3. watery, waterish, diluted, dilute, watered-down; rarefied, rare, not dense.
4. scant, scarce, unplentiful, unplenteous; scanty, poor, deficient, lacking, wanting; little, small, paltry, piddling, meager, mere.
5. flimsy, insubstantial, unsubstantial, weak, feeble, frail, fragile; diaphanous, airy, sheer, light, translucent, transparent, see-through; delicate, fine, silken, silky, chiffon, gossamer, gauzy, filmy, cobwebby.
6. weak, small, tiny; gentle, soft, low, quiet, hushed, indistinct, unclear, faint, feeble; subdued, muted, muffled, barely audible, murmuring, whispering.
7.Often thin out or down
dilute, weaken, attenuate, extenuate, rarefy; mix, adulterate, Inf. water or water down, (ofalchol or drugs) Inf. cut; eliminate, weed out, remove, get rid of; prune, trim, cut back.
8.Often thin out or down or off
decrease, lessen, become smaller; dissipate, disperse, scatter, disappear

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