One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘her tall slender figure’
slim, lean, willowy, sylphlike, svelte, lissom, graceful, snake-hipped, rangy
slight, slightly built, delicate
thin, skinny, size-zero, spare, attenuated, lanky, spindly
rare gracile, attenuate
2‘a notion based on slender evidence’
meagre, limited, slight, modest, scanty, scant, sparse, small, little, paltry, inconsiderable, insubstantial, inadequate, insufficient, deficient, negligible, trifling
considerable, substantial, abundant
3‘the chances of recruiting enough people seemed slender’
faint, remote, feeble, flimsy, tenuous, fragile, slim
outside, distant, unlikely, improbable
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