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used in Of Human Bondage

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weak or having little substance
  • There was a tenuous mist in the distance, and it softened exquisitely the noble lines of the buildings.
    121-122 — Chapters 121-122 (70% in)
  • But the day, tender and pale, had broken now, and the mist was tenuous; it bathed everything in a soft radiance; and the Thames was gray, rosy, and green; gray like mother-of-pearl and green like the heart of a yellow rose.
    113-114 — Chapters 113-114 (98% in)

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