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

  Thinly \Thin"ly\, a.
     In a thin manner; in a loose, scattered manner; scantily; not
     thickly; as, ground thinly planted with trees; a country
     thinly inhabited.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  thinly
      adv 1: without force or sincere effort; "smiled thinly"
      2: without viscosity; "the blood was flowing thin" [syn:
         thinly, thin] [ant: thick, thickly]
      3: in a small quantity or extent; "spread the margarine thinly
         over the meat"; "apply paint lightly" [syn: thinly,
         lightly] [ant: thickly]
      4: in a widely distributed manner; "thinly overgrown
         mountainside" [ant: densely, thickly]

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