Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of thicken.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having calluses; having skin made tough and thick through wear
  • adjective made thick in consistency
  • adjective made or having become thick

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Examples

  • "That's what I call thickened truth," said the American, looking solemnly round.

    Essays in Rebellion

  • It does seem unlikely that a Habermasian cosmopolitianism, no matter how supplemented and thickened, is going to be able to open itself to forms of ethos and character that come from religious traditions.

    Introduction

  • The name thickened to a sob as he repeated it, and then suddenly he rose and cried in an awful voice, "Oh, I'm a fool!

    The Scapegoat; a romance and a parable

  • I have let my son have the jacket as I have "thickened" some and it is a little tight on me now.

    Petzal's Picks For New Hunting Fashions

  • I have let my son have the jacket as I have "thickened" some and it is a little tight on me now.

    Petzal's Picks For New Hunting Fashions

  • Actually, there have been times when we have "thickened" or added weight to a model or "thinned" a model by smoothing out bulges that may distort the shape of the clothes.

    Nordstrom's Photoshopping Policy? There Isn't One!

  • Actually, there have been times when we have "thickened" or added weight to a model or "thinned" a model by smoothing out bulges that may distort the shape of the clothes.

    Nordstrom's Photoshopping Policy? There Isn't One!

  • Actually, there have been times when we have "thickened" or added weight to a model or "thinned" a model by smoothing out bulges that may distort the shape of the clothes.

    Nordstrom's Photoshopping Policy? There Isn't One!

  • Every new or "thickened" settlement is a gift to Palestinian extremists who point to them as evidence that Israel will never permit establishment of a Palestinian state.

    MJ Rosenberg: Cease-fire: No Small Thing

  • How someone who drew the LT characters with such lean and vibrant energy could later render Bugs and Daffy as paunchy, evenly proportioned and generally "thickened" is a complete puzzle.

    The Chops of Seasoned Citizens

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