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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thinlyadverb

    without force or sincere effort

    "smiled thinly"

    Synonyms:
    thin, lightly

    Antonyms:
    thickly, densely, thick

  2. thinly, thinadverb

    without viscosity

    "the blood was flowing thin"

    Synonyms:
    thin, lightly

    Antonyms:
    thickly, thick, densely

  3. thinly, lightlyadverb

    in a small quantity or extent

    "spread the margarine thinly over the meat"; "apply paint lightly"

    Synonyms:
    gently, thin, softly, light, lightly

    Antonyms:
    thickly, thick, densely

  4. thinlyadverb

    in a widely distributed manner

    "thinly overgrown mountainside"

    Synonyms:
    thin, lightly

    Antonyms:
    thickly, thick, densely

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "thinly":

    sparsely, poorly, weakly

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How to use thinly in a sentence?

  1. Chief Executive Andy Clarke:

    We need to simplify what we do by prioritising the first line of our strategy -- improving our core business - and pausing activity in other areas so that we are not spread too thinly.

  2. Elisha Frank:

    We move quickly to protect investors when we see thinly traded stocks being promoted with questionable information that make them ripe for pump-and-dump schemes, Fraudsters are constantly exploiting issues of public concern to tout a penny stock company supposedly in the business of addressing the latest crisis.

  3. Richard Hill:

    Given that CLO managers are typically thinly capitalized, it is hard to envision that many small managers will have access to the long-term capital that risk-retention rules would require, unlike the last CLO manager consolidation cycle that followed the financial crisis, we believe this time around the consolidation economics are not as compelling given a combination of smaller post-crisis CLO management fees and shorter reinvestment periods.

  4. Dick Durbin:

    In an interview with NBC News, President (Donald) Trump admitted to firing FBI Director James Comey because of his investigation of the Trump campaign's Russian connections, that is dangerously close to obstruction of justice. This morning, the President tweeted a thinly veiled threat to Mr. Comey, which could be construed as threatening a witness in this investigation, which is another violation of federal law.

  5. David Mamet:

    The popularity of disaster movies expresses a collective perception of a world threatened by irresistible and unforeseen forces which nevertheless are thwarted at the last moment. Their thinly veiled symbolic meaning might be translated thus: We are innocent of wrongdoing. We are attacked by unforeseeable forces come to harm us. We are, thus, innocent even of negligence. Though those forces are insuperable, chance will come to our aid and we shall emerge victorious.

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