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thick adj.

1 of solid things/growing things

VERBS be, feel, look, seem

ADV. extremely, really, very | fairly, quite, rather, relatively Use fairly thick wads of newspaper. | enough, sufficiently a screen of trees thick enough to conceal the building entirely

2 of liquid

VERBS be, look, seem | become, get The paint's got too thick. I'll have to thin it down.

ADV. very | fairly, quite, rather | enough, sufficiently

3 of fog/smoke/air

VERBS be, feel, look, seem | become, grow The air had grown thick and smoky.

ADV. very | fairly, quite, rather

PREP. with The air was thick with dust. (figurative) The atmosphere was thick with tension.