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thready

(thred´e) weak, thin; shallow.

thready

(thrĕd′ē)
adj. thread·ier, thread·iest
1. Consisting of or resembling thread; filamentous.
2. Capable of forming or tending to form threads; viscid.
3. Medicine Weak and shallow. Used of a pulse.
4. Lacking fullness of tone; thin: a thready voice.

thread′i·ness n.
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