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thinlyadverb

 us   /ˈθɪn·li/

thinly adverb (IN WEAK WAY)

in a way that is not difficult to see through or understand: It was a thinly disguised attempt to gain control.

thinly adverb (NOT IN THICK WAY)

(also thin,  /θɪn/ ) made or done so that something has a small distance from the top to the bottom side: Thinly sliced cheese is good for sandwiches.
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