fine-drawn


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fine-drawn

(of wire) drawn out until very fine; attenuated
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Alien and fathomless his eyes probed hers for mutual meaning, till she saw the fine-drawn tear-drains lining the pierrot mask and breathed his acrid animal heat.
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That pastoral adjective tenuis - subtle, slender, fine-drawn, tenuous - springs to mind.