Spartan, abated, abbreviated, ablated, abridged, affianced, agreed, aposiopestic, arranged, assured, attenuated, bated, belittled, betrothed, blank, blind, blind-alley, bound, brief, brusque, cecal, choked, choked off, clamped, clipped, close, closed, committed, compact, compacted, compendious, compressed, compromised, concentrated, concise, condensed, consolidated, constricted, consumed, covenanted, cramped, crisp, curt, curtailed, cut, dead, dead-end, decreased, deflated, diminished, dissipated, docked, dropped, elliptic, engaged, epigrammatic, eroded, fallen, gnomic, guaranteed, intended, knitted, laconic, less, lesser, lower, lowered, miniaturized, nipped, obligated, pinched, pinched-in, pithy, pledged, plighted, pointed, promised, pruned, puckered, pursed, reduced, reserved, retrenched, scaled-down, sealed, sententious, settled, shorn, short, short and sweet, shortened, shorter, shrunk, shrunken, shut, signed, smaller, solidified, squeezed, squeezed shut, stipulated, strangled, strangulated, succinct, summary, sworn, synopsized, taciturn, terse, tight, to the point, truncated, undertaken, underwritten, unopen, unopened, unvented, unventilated, warranted, wasp-waisted, watered-down, weakened, worn, wrinkled
contraction, reduction, diminution, decrease of size, defalcation, decrement, lessening, shrinking, compaction, tabes, collapse, emaciation, attenuation, tabefaction, consumption, marasmus, atrophy, systole, neck, hourglass, condensation, compression, compactness, compendium, squeezing, strangulation, corrugation, astringency, astringents, sclerotics, contractility, compressibility, coarctation, inferiority in size, contracting, astringent, shrunk, contracted
, strangulated, tabid, wizened, stunted, waning, neap, compact, unexpanded &c (expand), contractile, compressible, smaller &c (small).
narrowness, thinness, narrowness, closeness, exility, exiguity, line, hair's breadth, finger's breadth, strip, streak, vein, monolayer, epitaxial deposition, thinness, tenuity, emaciation, macilency, marcor, shaving, slip, thread paper, skeleton, shadow, anatomy, spindleshanks, lantern jaws, mere skin and bone, middle constriction, stricture, neck, waist, isthmus, wasp, hourglass, ridge, ghaut, ghat, pass, ravine, narrowing, coarctation, angustation, tapering, contraction, narrow, close, slender, thin, fine, thread-like, finespun, gossamer, paper-thin, taper, slim, slight-made, scant, scanty, spare, delicate, incapacious, contracted
, unexpanded &c (expand), slender as a thread, emaciated, lean, meager, gaunt, macilent, lank, lanky, weedy, skinny, scrawny slinky, starved, starveling, herring gutted, worn to a shadow, lean as a rake, thin as a lath, thin as a whipping post, thin as a wafer, hatchet-faced, lantern-jawed, attenuated, shriveled, extenuated, tabid, marcid, barebone, rawboned, monomolecular.