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 for diluted
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dilute \Di*lute"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Diluted; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Diluting.] [L. dilutus, p. p. of diluere to wash away,
     dilute; di- = dis- + luere, equiv. to lavare to wash, lave.
     See Lave, and cf. Deluge.]
     1. To make thinner or more liquid by admixture with
        something; to thin and dissolve by mixing.
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              Mix their watery store.
              With the chyle's current, and dilute it more.
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     2. To diminish the strength, flavor, color, etc., of, by
        mixing; to reduce, especially by the addition of water; to
        temper; to attenuate; to weaken.
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              Lest these colors should be diluted and weakened by
              the mixture of any adventitious light. --Sir I.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Diluted \Di*lut"ed\, a.
     Reduced in strength; thin; weak. -- Di*lut"ed*ly, adv.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: reduced in strength or concentration or quality or
             purity; "diluted alcohol"; "a dilute solution"; "dilute
             acetic acid" [syn: diluted, dilute] [ant:

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  87 Moby Thesaurus words for "diluted":
     adulterated, airy, attenuate, attenuated, boyish, cut, dead,
     delicate, diaphanous, dilute, ethereal, fade, fine, fine-drawn,
     finespun, flat, flavorless, flimsy, frail, gaseous, gauzy, girlish,
     gossamer, gracile, gruelly, inane, indifferent, insipid,
     insubstantial, jejune, lacy, light, mild, milk-and-water, misty,
     papery, pappy, pulpy, rare, rarefied, reduced, sapless, savorless,
     slender, slenderish, slight, slight-made, slim, slimmish, slinky,
     small, spiceless, stale, subtile, subtle, svelte, sylphlike,
     tasteless, tenuous, thin, thin-bodied, thin-set, thin-spun,
     thinned, thinned-out, thinnish, threadlike, uncompact,
     uncompressed, unflavored, unsavory, unsubstantial, vague, vapid,
     vaporous, washy, wasp-waisted, watered, watered-down, waterish,
     watery, weak, willowy, windy, wiredrawn, wishy-washy, wispy

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