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thick

  

      adj  
1    broad, bulky, deep, fat, solid, substantial, wide  
2    close, clotted, coagulated, compact, concentrated, condensed, crowded, deep, dense, heavy, impenetrable, opaque  
3    abundant, brimming, bristling, bursting, chock-a-block, chock-full, covered, crawling, frequent, full, numerous, packed, replete, swarming, teeming  
4    blockheaded, braindead     (informal)   brainless, dense, dim-witted     (informal)   dopey     (informal)   dozy     (Brit. informal)   dull, insensitive, moronic, obtuse, slow, slow-witted, stupid, thickheaded  
5    dense, heavy, impenetrable, soupy  
6    distorted, guttural, hoarse, husky, inarticulate, indistinct, throaty  
7    broad, decided, distinct, marked, pronounced, rich, strong  
8      (informal)   buddy-buddy     (slang, chiefly U.S. & Canad.)   chummy     (informal)   close, confidential, devoted, familiar, friendly, hand in glove, inseparable, intimate, matey or maty     (Brit. informal)   on good terms, pally     (informal)   palsy-walsy     (informal)   well in     (informal)  
9    a bit thick      excessive, over the score     (informal)   too much, unfair, unjust, unreasonable  
      n  
10    centre, heart, middle, midst  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    narrow, slight, slim, thin  
2    clear, diluted, runny, thin, watery, weak  
3    bare, clear, devoid of, empty, free from, sparse, thin  
4    articulate, brainy, bright, clever, intellectual, intelligent, quick-witted, sharp, smart  
5    clear, thin  
6    articulate, clear, distinct, sharp, shrill, thin  
7    faint, slight, vague, weak  
8    antagonistic, distant, hostile, unfriendly  


thick-skinned     
callous, case-hardened, hard-boiled     (informal)   hardened, impervious, insensitive, stolid, tough, unfeeling, unsusceptible  
  
Antonyms     
   concerned, feeling, sensitive, tender, thin-skinned, touchy  
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thicken, thicket, tick, thickset

Collaborative Dictionary     English Thesaurus
n.
crust, epicarp, husk, integument, outer layer, peel, skin
v.
to cover with a thin layer of paint applied with a dry brush in order to soften or blur a figure or outline
an art term
exp.
caressing someone by touching his/her skin with the eyelashes
n.
a potential benefit or disadvantage
adj.
without nationality or nations
the chambers dictionnary 10th edition.
n.
very imposing or impressive
[Bus.];
n.
Materialistic concept neonewtonist. In its measures, this variation of length of traveled route (by unit of time) by a group of photons ( φ is the initial of photons) - the light signal - is equal to what is collectively called " radial velocity". It distinguishes itself from it in its gnoseology.
Phys. Concept before 2007 The redshift indicates the phi-speed of a star. But do not give the immediate knowledge of its absolute speed.
adj.
enough in quantity or quality
Sentence: My parents consulted me about what would be an adequate for the money for the trip.
n.
any distracting or deceptive maneuver
exp.
it sounds interesting or attractive
v.
to visit unexpectedly or inconventiently
the whole family descended on us for the weekend
n.
Arotten apple is a member of a group, or a single element in a set of things, that is bad and likely to corrupt the other people or things in the group
Allusion to the expression "One bad apple spoils the barrel"
n.
very thin fabric used for theatre backdrops, translucent curtains etc
v.
perceive (an idea or situation) mentally
"I just realised how important is that trip for you."
n.
characteristic of awesome people or things
exp.
love very much (smth. or smb.)
id.
use your common sense or resourcefulness
exp.
home is the best place to be no matter where it is
n.
a round and sweet fruit with pale, orange-colored skin that comes from a tree of the same name
n.
person or tool who creates or translates subtitles
[Fam.]
n.
name given to isolated or fictive places;
exp.
get drunk or take drugs; get high
n.
a leader in a race or competition
n.
last days, hours or minutes of life
Medical term
n.
valuable virtual or digital assets in cyberspace
[Tech.]
n.
the most important or central part of something
[US] The core of the book focuses on the period between 1660 and 1857.
n.
A plan done for something bad or illegal.
I will never scheme in the future because it is a bad thing to do.
exp.
shout (as a sign of discontentment or anger)
exp.
disappear ; be absent; leave (temporary or for good)
E.g. "Now, that the parents are out of the picture, we can throw a party". (meaning=Now, that the parents left, that they are no longer here) "James is out of the picture, him and Mary split up"
exp.
yell at someone; attack someone verbally or physically
[Slang];[UK]

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