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small in degree, especially of probability

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being of delicate or slender build

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very narrow

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having little width in proportion to the length or height

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small in quantity

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moving and bending with ease

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These writers wrote often with the slenderest assurances of publication much less of an audience--they followed the teams and endured the same minimal accommodations, the same ignorant treatment at assorted stops, the same grim reality that they were witnessing athletics at a remarkable level, athletics that deserved a wider audience and a greater appreciation.
In fact, his work often seems to maintain only the slenderest connection with the jazz mainstream, although it never feels like any kind of "fusion" or even like experimentation.
Skating to Libertango by Astor Piazolla, Denkova and Staviski brought the crowd at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium to its feet with a breathtaking display and head into the free dance with the slenderest of leads over Marie-France Dubreuil and Patrice Lauzon.
Despite their dominance, Rangers had only the slenderest of leads and as the second-half progressed Barnsley, on the ropes for so long, gained in confidence.
The banner headline on Thursday's front-page story about Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's catastrophic second stroke made it clear that the extraordinary 77-year-old leader was clinging to life by the slenderest of strands.
She hung on, but it was by the slenderest of threads.
Contemporary newspapers conjured up lurid images of "the vilest brutish prostitution" on the slenderest of facts, and rescue parties were still scouring the area almost a decade later.
The material can pool into baroque curves, bulbs, and cones but is also strong enough to hold the slenderest arabesques.
The slenderest of glass slots, cut into the long south face at regular intervals, break the monotony of the roof beam, compose a rhythm and allow thin shafts of light into the interior.
Since the bed shown at top is only 3 feet wide, the designers chose the slenderest shrubs they could find that would still provide enough height to give the homeowners privacy inside their courtyard: Ilex vomitoria 'Will Fleming' (which grows to 10 feet tall) and Pittosporum tenuifolium (to 15 feet).
As the slenderest hopes of re-establishing radio contact diminished with each passing hour, project officials announced that the spacecraft, the Mars Climate Orbiter, was ``believed to be lost due to a suspected navigation error.
On both occasions they were pipped by rivals from across the town, Hill Street, by the slenderest of margins.
However, just when it looked like the tie would end goalless, Tomkins bundled the ball into the net following a corner, to give the Barclays Premier League side the slenderest of leads to protect in next Thursday's away leg.
But many of those defeats have been by the slenderest of margins and Maggs is confident his team will be competing in the Championship next season.
Labour is ahead in the polls but it is the slenderest of margins.