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 for wispy
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  wispy
      adj 1: thin and weak; "a wispy little fellow with small hands
             and feet"- Edmund Wilson [syn: wisplike, wispy]
      2: lacking clarity or distinctness; "a dim figure in the
         distance"; "only a faint recollection"; "shadowy figures in
         the gloom"; "saw a vague outline of a building through the
         fog"; "a few wispy memories of childhood" [syn: dim,
         faint, shadowy, vague, wispy]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  75 Moby Thesaurus words for "wispy":
     airy, attenuate, attenuated, boyish, breakable, brittle,
     cheap-jack, cobwebby, crumbly, dainty, delicate, delicately weak,
     diaphanous, diluted, effeminate, ethereal, fine, fine-drawn,
     finespun, flimsy, fragile, frail, frangible, gauzy, gimcrack,
     gimcracky, girlish, gossamer, gossamery, gracile, insubstantial,
     jerry, jerry-built, lacy, light, lightweight, misty, namby-pamby,
     papery, pasteboardy, puny, rare, rarefied, shattery, sissified,
     sleazy, slender, slenderish, slight, slight-made, slim, slimmish,
     slinky, small, subtle, svelte, sylphlike, tacky, tenuous, thin,
     thin-bodied, thin-set, thin-spun, thinnish, threadlike,
     unsubstantial, vague, wasp-waisted, watered, watered-down, watery,
     weak, willowy, wiredrawn, womanish
  
  

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