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Slender vs. Wisp

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  • Slender (adjective)

    Thin; slim.

    "A rod is a long slender pole used for angling."

  • Slender (adjective)

    meagre; deficient

    "Being a person of slender means, he was unable to afford any luxuries."

  • Slender (adjective)

    Palatalized.

  • Wisp (noun)

    A small bundle, as of straw or other like substance; any slender, flexible structure or group.

    "A wisp of smoke rose from the candle for a few moments after he blew it out."

    "A wisp of hair escaped her barrette and whipped wildly in the wind."

  • Wisp (noun)

    A whisk, or small broom.

  • Wisp (noun)

    A will o' the wisp, or ignis fatuus.

  • Wisp (noun)

    An immeasurable, indefinable essence of life; soul.

  • Wisp (noun)

    A feet of cattle.

  • Wisp (verb)

    To brush or dress, as with a wisp.

  • Wisp (verb)

    To rumple.

  • Wisp (verb)

    To produce a wisp, as of smoke.

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Slender (adjective)

    Small or narrow in proportion to the length or the height; not thick; slim; as, a slender stem or stalk of a plant.

  • Slender (adjective)

    Weak; feeble; not strong; slight; as, slender hope; a slender constitution.

  • Slender (adjective)

    Moderate; trivial; inconsiderable; slight; as, a man of slender intelligence.

  • Slender (adjective)

    Small; inadequate; meager; pitiful; as, slender means of support; a slender pittance.

  • Slender (adjective)

    Spare; abstemious; frugal; as, a slender diet.

  • Slender (adjective)

    Uttered with a thin tone; - the opposite of broad; as, the slender vowels long e and i.

  • Wisp (noun)

    A small bundle, as of straw or other like substance.

  • Wisp (noun)

    A whisk, or small broom.

  • Wisp (noun)

    A Will-o'-the-wisp; an ignis fatuus.

  • Wisp

    To brush or dress, an with a wisp.

  • Wisp

    To rumple.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Slender (adjective)

    being of delicate or slender build;

    "she was slender as a willow shoot is slender"

    "a slim girl with straight blonde hair"

    "watched her slight figure cross the street"

  • Slender (adjective)

    very narrow;

    "a thin line across the page"

  • Slender (adjective)

    having little width in proportion to the length or height;

    "a slender pole"

  • Slender (adjective)

    small in quantity;

    "slender wages"

    "a slim chance of winning"

    "a small surplus"

  • Slender (adjective)

    gracefully slender; moving and bending with ease

  • Wisp (noun)

    a small tuft or lock;

    "wisps of hair"

  • Wisp (noun)

    a small person;

    "a mere wisp of a girl"

  • Wisp (noun)

    a small bundle of straw or hay

  • Wisp (noun)

    a flock of snipe

Princeton's WordNet

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