slender

Part of speech: adverb

Slenderly.

Part of speech: noun

Slenderness.

Part of speech: adjective

Small in thickness in proportion to height or length; slim; feeble.

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Usage examples "slender":

  1. And so three days went by, and Mr. Carrollton, on his weary bed, dreamed not that the slender form which sometimes, through his half- closed door, cast a shadow in his room, was that of her for whom he sought. - "Maggie Miller", Mary J. Holmes.
  2. And even Cicero himself had but a slender provision. - "Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans", Clough, Arthur Hugh.
  3. And, as he thought, he began unconsciously to study her slender figure and half- hidden face. - "The Genius", Margaret Horton Potter.