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Life is like eating artichokes, you have got to go through so much to get so little.
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Etymology

Old English þynne

Adjective

thin (comparative thinner, superlative thinnest)

Positive
thin

Comparative
thinner

Superlative
thinnest

  1. Slim, narrow in size, and (of a person or animal) usually carrying little fat.
  2. Of low viscosity or low specific gravity, e.g., as is water compared to honey.
  3. Scarce.
  4. Overly strict.
  5. (sports) A poorly played golf shot where the ball is struck by the bottom part of the club head. See fat, shank, toe.

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Verb

Infinitive
to thin

Third person singular
thins

Simple past
thinned

Past participle
-

Present participle
thinning

to thin (third-person singular simple present thins, present participle thinning, simple past and past participle thinned)
  1. (transitive) To make thin or thinner
  2. (intransitive) To become thin or thinner
  3. To dilute

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