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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. Jeremy Farrar:

    It's so thinly stretched, there's arguably no organization on earth that could cover all those (topics) at sufficient depth to be authoritative.

  2. 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.

  3. Jenna Ellis:

    The state bars will see through this thinly veiled tactic to foment a chilling effect upon lawyers from doing our job and zealously representing clients that are political and even controversial, democrats don't have to agree with President Trump's opinions and claims, but that is not a basis upon which to sanction his lawyers.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.


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    An antonym for "pesky"
    • A. pestilent
    • B. agreeable
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