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    Definition:
    Thin - (superl.) Having little thickness or extent from one surface to its opposite; as, a thin plate of metal; thin paper; a thin board; a thin covering.
    Thin - (superl.) Rare; not dense or thick; -- applied to fluids or soft mixtures; as, thin blood; thin broth; thin air.
    Thin - (superl.) Not close; not crowded; not filling the space; not having the individuals of which the thing is composed in a close or compact state; hence, not abundant; as, the trees of a forest are thin; the corn or grass is thin.
    Thin - (superl.) Not full or well grown; wanting in plumpness.
    Thin - (superl.) Not stout; slim; slender; lean; gaunt; as, a person becomes thin by disease.
    Thin - (superl.) Wanting in body or volume; small; feeble; not full.
    Thin - (superl.) Slight; small; slender; flimsy; wanting substance or depth or force; superficial; inadequate; not sufficient for a covering; as, a thin disguise.
    Thin - (adv.) Not thickly or closely; in a seattered state; as, seed sown thin.
    Thin - (v. t.) To make thin (in any of the senses of the adjective).
    Thin - (v. i.) To grow or become thin; -- used with some adverbs, as out, away, etc.; as, geological strata thin out, i. e., gradually diminish in thickness until they disappear.
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    Definition: Similar or Containing
    Absinthin - (n.) The bitter principle of wormwood (Artemisia absinthium).
    Acanthine - (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, the plant acanthus.
    Allthing - (adv.) Altogether.
    Amaranthine - (a.) Of or pertaining to amaranth.
    Amaranthine - (a.) Unfading, as the poetic amaranth; undying.
    Amaranthine - (a.) Of a purplish color.
    Anacanthini - (n. pl.) Alt. of Anacanths
    Anything - (n.) Any object, act, state, event, or fact whatever; thing of any kind; something or other; aught; as, I would not do it for anything.
    Anything - (n.) Expressing an indefinite comparison; -- with as or like.
    Anything - (adv.) In any measure; anywise; at all.
    Anythingarian - (n.) One who holds to no particular creed or dogma.
    Athink - (v. t.) To repent; to displease; to disgust.
    Bathing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Bathe
    Bathing - (n.) Act of taking a bath or baths.
    Bequeathing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Bequeath
    Berthing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Berth
    Berthing - (n.) The planking outside of a vessel, above the sheer strake.
    Bethinking - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Bethink
    Bethink - (v. t.) To call to mind; to recall or bring to recollection, reflection, or consideration; to think; to consider; -- generally followed by a reflexive pronoun, often with of or that before the subject of thought.
    Bethink - (v. i.) To think; to recollect; to consider.
    Betrothing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Betroth
    Birthing - (n.) Anything added to raise the sides of a ship.
    Bismuthine - (n.) Alt. of Bismuthinite
    Bismuthinite - (n.) Native bismuth sulphide; -- sometimes called bismuthite.
    Breathing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Breathe
    Breathing - (n.) Respiration; the act of inhaling and exhaling air.
    Breathing - (n.) Air in gentle motion.
    Breathing - (n.) Any gentle influence or operation; inspiration; as, the breathings of the Spirit.
    Breathing - (n.) Aspiration; secret prayer.
    Breathing - (n.) Exercising; promotion of respiration.
    Breathing - (n.) Utterance; communication or publicity by words.
    Breathing - (n.) Breathing place; vent.
    Breathing - (n.) Stop; pause; delay.
    Breathing - (n.) Also, in a wider sense, the sound caused by the friction of the outgoing breath in the throat, mouth, etc., when the glottis is wide open; aspiration; the sound expressed by the letter h.
    Breathing - (n.) A mark to indicate aspiration or its absence. See Rough breathing, Smooth breathing, below.
    Clothing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Clothe
    Clothing - (n.) Garments in general; clothes; dress; raiment; covering.
    Clothing - (n.) The art of process of making cloth.
    Clothing - (n.) A covering of non-conducting material on the outside of a boiler, or steam chamber, to prevent radiation of heat.
    Clothing - (n.) See Card clothing, under 3d Card.
    Colocynthin - (n.) The active medicinal principle of colocynth; a bitter, yellow, crystalline substance, regarded as a glucoside.
    Do-nothing - (a.) Doing nothing; inactive; idle; lazy; as, a do-nothing policy.
    Do-nothingism - (n.) Alt. of Do-nothingness
    Do-nothingness - (n.) Inactivity; habitual sloth; idleness.
    Earthing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Earth
    Earthiness - (n.) The quality or state of being earthy, or of containing earth; hence, grossness.
    Erthine - (n.) A medicine designed to be snuffed up the nose, to promote discharges of mucus; a sternutatory.
    Erthine - (a.) Causing or increasing secretion of nasal mucus.
    Ethine - (n.) Acetylene.
    Euxanthin - (n.) A yellow pigment imported from India and China. It has a strong odor, and is said to be obtained from the urine of herbivorous animals when fed on the mango. It consists if a magnesium salt of euxanthic acid. Called also puri, purree, and Indian yellow.
    Everything - (n.) Whatever pertains to the subject under consideration; all things.
    Farthing - (n.) The fourth of a penny; a small copper coin of Great Britain, being a cent in United States currency.
    Farthing - (n.) A very small quantity or value.
    Farthing - (n.) A division of land.
    Farthingale - (n.) A hoop skirt or hoop petticoat, or other light, elastic material, used to extend the petticoat.
    Filthiness - (n.) The state of being filthy.
    Filthiness - (n.) That which is filthy, or makes filthy; foulness; nastiness; corruption; pollution; impurity.
    Forethink - (v. t.) To think beforehand; to anticipate in the mind; to prognosticate.
    Forethink - (v. t.) To contrive (something) beforehend.
    Forethink - (v. i.) To contrive beforehand.
    Forthink - (v. t.) To repent; to regret; to be sorry for; to cause regret.
    Freethinker - (n.) One who speculates or forms opinions independently of the authority of others; esp., in the sphere or religion, one who forms opinions independently of the authority of revelation or of the church; an unbeliever; -- a term assumed by deists and skeptics in the eighteenth century.
    Freethinking - (n.) Undue boldness of speculation; unbelief.
    Freethinking - (a.) Exhibiting undue boldness of speculation; skeptical.
    Frothing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Froth
    Frothiness - (n.) State or quality of being frothy.
    Frothing - (n.) Exaggerated declamation; rant.
    Healthiness - (n.) The state of being healthy or healthful; freedom from disease.
    Helianthin - (n.) An artificial, orange dyestuff, analogous to tropaolin, and like it used as an indicator in alkalimetry; -- called also methyl orange.
    Hething - (n.) Contempt; scorn.
    Hyacinthine - (a.) Belonging to the hyacinth; resemblingthe hyacinth; in color like the hyacinth.
    Hypoxanthin - (n.) A crystalline, nitrogenous substance, closely related to xanthin and uric acid, widely distributed through the animal body, but especially in muscle tissue; -- called also sarcin, sarkin.
    Ianthinae - (pl. ) of Ianthina
    Ianthinas - (pl. ) of Ianthina
    Ianthina - (n.) Any gastropod of the genus Ianthina, of which various species are found living in mid ocean; -- called also purple shell, and violet snail.
    Ichthin - (n.) A nitrogenous substance resembling vitellin, present in the egg yolk of cartilaginous fishes.
    Ilixanthin - (n.) A yellow dye obtained from the leaves of the holly.
    Inbreathing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inbreathe
    Incensebreathing - (a.) Breathing or exhaling incense.
    Janthina - (n.) See Ianthina.
    Know-nothing - (n.) A member of a secret political organization in the United States, the chief objects of which were the proscription of foreigners by the repeal of the naturalization laws, and the exclusive choice of native Americans for office.
    Know-nothingism - (n.) The doctrines, principles, or practices, of the Know-nothings.
    Kything - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Kithe
    Labyrinthine - (a.) Pertaining to, or like, a labyrinth; labyrinthal.
    Lathing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Lath
    Lathing - (n.) The act or process of covering with laths; laths, collectively; a covering of laths.
    Lecithin - (n.) A complex, nitrogenous phosphorized substance widely distributed through the animal body, and especially conspicuous in the brain and nerve tissue, in yolk of eggs, and in the white blood corpuscles.
    Lengthiness - (n.) The state or quality of being lengthy; prolixity.
    Loathing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Loathe
    Loathing - (n.) Extreme disgust; a feeling of aversion, nausea, abhorrence, or detestation.
    Loathingly - (adv.) With loathing.
    Methinks - (v. impers.) It seems to me; I think. See Me.
    Misthink - (v. i.) To think wrongly.
    Misthink - (v. t.) To have erroneous thoughts or judgment of; to think ill of.
    Mouthing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Mouth
    Nethinim - (n. pl.) Servants of the priests and Levites in the menial services about the tabernacle and temple.
    Nithing - (n.) See Niding.
    Northing - (n.) Distance northward from any point of departure or of reckoning, measured on a meridian; -- opposed to southing.
    Northing - (n.) The distance of any heavenly body from the equator northward; north declination.
    Nothing - (n.) Not anything; no thing (in the widest sense of the word thing); -- opposed to anything and something.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Thin - —adj. (thinner, thinnest) 1 having opposite surfaces close together; of small thickness or diameter. 2 (of a line) narrow or fine. 3 made of thin material (thin dress). 4 lean; not plump. 5 not dense or copious (thin hair). 6 of slight consistency. 7 weak; lacking an important ingredient (thin blood; a thin voice). 8 (of an excuse etc.) Flimsy or transparent. —adv. Thinly (cut the bread very thin). —v. (-nn-) 1 (often foll. By down) make or become thin or thinner. 2 (often foll. By out) make or become less dense or crowded or numerous. have a thin time colloq. Have a wretched or uncomfortable time. Thin on the ground few in number. Thin on top balding. thinly adv. Thinness n. Thinnish adj. [old english]
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    Anything - pron. Any thing; thing of any sort. anything but not at all.
    Anything - pron. Any thing; thing of any sort. anything but not at all.
    Bathing-costume - n. (also bathing-suit) garment worn for swimming.
    Birthing pool - n. Large bath for giving birth in.
    Breathing-space - n. Time to recover; pause.
    Clothing - n. Clothes collectively.
    Corn1 n. 1 a cereal before or after harvesting, esp. The chief crop of a region. B grain or seed of a cereal plant. 2 colloq. Something corny or trite. [old english] -
    Deep breathing - n. Breathing with long breaths, esp. As exercise.
    Double-think - n. Capacity to accept contrary opinions at the same time.
    Everything - pron. 1 all things. 2 most important thing (speed is everything).
    Farthing - n. Hist. Coin and monetary unit worth a quarter of an old penny. [old english: related to *fourth]
    Farthingale - n. Hist. Hooped petticoat. [spanish verdugo rod]
    First thing - adv. Colloq. Before anything else; very early.
    Freethinker - n. Person who rejects dogma or authority, esp. In religious belief. freethinking n. & adj.
    Good-for-nothing - —adj. Worthless. —n. Worthless person.
    Lateral thinking - n. Method of solving problems other than by using conventional logic.
    Methinks - v. (past methought) archaic it seems to me. [old english: related to *me1, *think]
    Near thing - n. Narrow escape.
    Nothing - —n. 1 not anything (nothing has been done). 2 no thing (often foll. By compl.: i see nothing that i want). 3 person or thing of no importance. 4 non-existence; what does not exist. 5 no amount; nought. —adv. Not at all, in no way. be (or have) nothing to do with 1 have no connection with. 2 not be involved or associated with. For nothing 1 at no cost. 2 to no purpose. Have nothing on 1 be naked. 2 have no engagements. Nothing doing colloq. 1 no prospect of success or agreement. 2 i refuse. [old english: related to *no1, *thing]
    Nothingness - n. 1 non-existence. 2 worthlessness, triviality.
    Penny farthing - n. Early type of bicycle with a large front and small rear wheel.
    Plaything - n. 1 toy or other thing to play with. 2 person used merely as an object of amusement or pleasure.
    Rethink - —v. (past and past part. Rethought) consider again, esp. With a view to making changes. —n. Reassessment; rethinking.
    Scathing - adj. Witheringly scornful. scathingly adv. [old norse]
    Something - n. & pron. 1 unspecified or unknown thing (something has happened). 2 unexpressed or intangible quantity, quality, or extent (something strange about it). 3 colloq. Notable person or thing. something else colloq. Something exceptional. Something like approximately. Something of to some extent (something of an expert). [old english: related to *some, *thing]
    Teething-ring - n. Ring for an infant to bite on while teething.
    Teething troubles - n.pl. Initial difficulties in an enterprise etc.
    Thine - poss. Pron. Archaic 1 (predic. Or absol.) Of or belonging to thee. 2 (attrib. Before a vowel) = *thy. [old english]
    Thin end of the wedge - see *wedge.
    Thing - n. 1 entity, idea, action, etc., that exists or may be thought about or perceived. 2 inanimate material object (take that thing away). 3 unspecified item (a few things to buy). 4 act, idea, or utterance (silly thing to do). 5 event (unfortunate thing to happen). 6 quality (patience is a useful thing). 7 person regarded with pity, contempt, or affection (poor thing!). 8 specimen or type (latest thing in hats). 9 colloq. One's special interest (not my thing). 10 colloq. Something remarkable (there's a thing!). 11 (prec. By the) colloq. A what is proper or fashionable. B what is needed (just the thing). C what is to be considered (the thing is, shall we go or not?). D what is important. 12 (in pl.) Personal belongings or clothing (where are my things?). 13 (in pl.) Equipment (painting things). 14 (in pl.) Affairs in general (not in the nature of things). 15 (in pl.) Circumstances, conditions (things look good). 16 (in pl. With a following adjective) all that is so describable (things greek). do one's own thing colloq. Pursue one's own interests or inclinations. Have a thing about colloq. Be obsessed or prejudiced about. Make a thing of colloq. 1 regard as essential. 2 cause a fuss about. [old english]
    Thingummy - n. (pl. -ies) (also thingumabob, thingumajig) colloq. Person or thing whose name one has forgotten or does not know.
    Think - —v. (past and past part. Thought) 1 be of the opinion (think that they will come). 2 judge or consider (is thought to be a fraud). 3 exercise the mind (let me think for a moment). 4 (foll. By of or about) a consider; be or become aware of. B form or entertain the idea of; imagine. 5 have a half-formed intention (i think i'll stay). 6 form a conception of. 7 recognize the presence or existence of (thought no harm in it). —n. Colloq. Act of thinking (have a think). think again revise one's plans or opinions. Think aloud utter one's thoughts as soon as they occur. Think better of change one's mind about (an intention) after reconsideration. Think fit see *fit1. Think little (or nothing) of consider to be insignificant. Think much (or a lot or highly) of have a high opinion of. Think out 1 consider carefully. 2 produce (an idea etc.) By thinking. Think over reflect upon in order to reach a decision. Think through reflect fully upon (a problem etc.). Think twice use careful consideration, avoid hasty action, etc. Think up colloq. Devise. [old english]
    Thinker - n. 1 person who thinks, esp. In a specified way (an original thinker). 2 person with a skilled or powerful mind.
    Thinking - —attrib. Adj. Intelligent, rational. —n. Opinion or judgement.
    Think-tank - n. Colloq. Body of experts providing advice and ideas on national or commercial problems.
    Thinner - n. Solvent for diluting paint etc.
    Thin-skinned - adj. Sensitive to criticism.
    To , before a vowel, when stressed —prep. 1 introducing a noun expressing: a what is reached, approached, or touched (fell to the ground; went to paris; five minutes to six). B what is aimed at (throw it to me). C as far as (went on to the end). D what is followed (made to order). E what is considered or affected (am used to that; that is nothing to me). F what is caused or produced (turn to stone). G what is compared (nothing to what it once was; equal to the occasion). H what is increased (add it to mine). I what is involved or composed as specified (there is nothing to it). 2 introducing the infinitive: a as a verbal noun (to get there is the priority). B expressing purpose, consequence, or cause (we eat to live; left him to starve; i'm sorry to hear that). C as a substitute for to + infinitive (wanted to come but was unable to). —adv. 1 in the normal or required position or condition (come to; heave to). 2 (of a door) in a nearly closed position. to and fro 1 backwards and forwards. 2 repeatedly between the same points. [old english] -
    Underclothing - n. Underclothes collectively.
    Underthings - n.pl. Underclothes.
    Unthinkable - adj. 1 unimaginable, inconceivable. 2 colloq. Highly unlikely or undesirable. unthinkably adv.
    Unthinking - adj. 1 thoughtless. 2 unintentional, inadvertent. unthinkingly adv.
    Wafer-thin - adj. Very thin.
    Wishful thinking - n. Belief founded on wishes rather than facts.
    Within - —adv. 1 inside. 2 indoors. 3 in spirit (pure within). —prep. 1 inside. 2 a not beyond or out of. B not transgressing or exceeding. 3 not further off than (within three miles; within ten days). within one's grasp close enough to be obtained.
    Wolf in sheep's clothing - n. Hostile person who pretends friendship.

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