although slight of build

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hhtt

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Turkish
"Although slight of build, he had once pulled a dope–crazed, knife–wielding giant from Kinderman’s throat; and when Kinderman’s daughter had been in that near–fatal automobile crash, Atkins had spent twelve days and nights in the visitors’ room of her hospital ward."

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  • much_rice

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    English - American
    My apologies. An easier way to explain might be that slight of build means he has a smaller than average body. It can be the opposite of buff (adj. in WR Dictionary sense 10 "muscular"), or it can be the opposite of tall.
     
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