Slender in a sentence

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Definition of Slender

  • Small or narrow in proportion to the length or the height; not thick; slim; as, a slender stem or stalk of a plant.
  • Weak; feeble; not strong; slight; as, slender hope; a slender constitution.
  • Moderate; trivial; inconsiderable; slight; as, a man of slender intelligence.
  • Small; inadequate; meager; pitiful; as, slender means of support; a slender pittance.
  • Spare; abstemious; frugal; as, a slender diet.
  • Uttered with a thin tone; -- the opposite of broad; as, the slender vowels long e and i.

How to use slender in a sentence. Slender pronunciation.

But you are standing on a spot, where I would rather see my enemy than you; lay your hand confidently in mine-it is no longer white and slender, but it is strong and honest-grant me this request and you will never rue it!
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About their slender roots ran partridges with out-stretched necks.
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All the great qualities of the mature man are in this slender volume: the wideness of his mercy, the great deeps of his pity, the boundlessness of his sympathy, and his amazing spiritual force.
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The same slender figure, the same tight curls, the same springy step, the same alertness, the same decision of eye and answering decision of hand, the same erect military bearing; not an inch gained or lost in girth, not an ounce gained or lost in weight, not a hair turned.
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His figure was rectangular, waistless, neckless, ankleless, of middle height, looking shortish because, though he was not particularly stout, there was nothing slender about him.
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They are rowdy, ill-mannered, abusive, mischievous, fond of quoting obscene schoolboy anecdotes, adepts in that sort of blackmail which consists in mercilessly libelling and insulting every writer whose opinions are sufficiently heterodox to make it almost impossible for him to risk perhaps five years of a slender income by an appeal to a prejudiced orthodox jury; and they see nothing in all this cruel blackguardism but an uproariously jolly rag, although they are by no means without genuine literary ability, a love of letters, and even some artistic conscience.
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The slender clerks and soft-handed city men slung boxes of hardtack and sacks of bacon and barrels of coffee, and performed manual labor with all the faithfulness that would be expected of men accustomed to such work, and with never a complaint.
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At last, he lighted on a slender volume bound in brown calf, which, with the confined but sensual notions of a savage, he mistook for gingerbread, at least.
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Before PAGE'S house Enter JUSTICE SHALLOW, SLENDER, and SIR HUGH EVANS SHALLOW.
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Ay, cousin Slender, and Custalorum.
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Here is Got's plessing, and your friend, and Justice Shallow; and here young Master Slender, that peradventures shall tell you another tale, if matters grow to your likings.
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I am glad to see you, good Master Slender.
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Slender, I broke your head; what matter have you against me?
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Pistol, did you pick Master Slender's purse?
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Give ear to his motions: Master Slender, I will description the matter to you, if you be capacity of it.
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Cousin Abraham Slender, can you love her?
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Come, gentle Master Slender, come; we stay for you.
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And Master Slender's your master? SIMPLE.
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Enter HOST, SHALLOW, SLENDER, and PAGE HOST.
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Master Guest, and Master Page, and eke Cavaleiro Slender, go you through the town to Frogmore.
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Examples of Slender

Example #1
See, place your foot here, and take care how you leave go of the rock there.
Example #2
I do not look as if I could betray a poor erring woman.
Example #3
The air was filled with the notes of a thousand different birds.
Example #4
A wheat-ear, brought God knows whence, was filling out to ripening.
Example #5
If ever there was a person who would forgive any human being anything seventy times seven, that individual was Dostoevski.
Example #6
Probably no man ever lived who had a bigger or warmer heart than Dostoevski, and out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.