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thick

adjective

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1 having or being of relatively great depth or extent from one surface to its opposite
  • a thick board was laid across the pit

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2 being of a consistency that resists flow
  • thick maple syrup for pancakes

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4 having a greater than usual measure across
  • cross your name off the list with a really thick line so I can see it

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5 having little space between items or parts
  • a hedge thick with gorse bushes

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6 not having or showing an ability to absorb ideas readily
  • couldn't believe that his guests were so thick that they were missing his hints that it was time to leave

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7 possessing or covered with great numbers or amounts of something specified
  • a meadow thick with wildflowers

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thick

noun

Synonyms of thick (Entry 2 of 2)

the most intense or characteristic phase of something
  • in the thick of winter many Northerners are dreaming of tropical islands

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The first known use of thick was before the 12th century

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“Thick.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/thick. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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