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Word: emaciated

Definition: thin and wasted (from hunger or illness)


Sentences Containing 'emaciated'

Gull noted that her emaciated appearance was more extreme than normally occurs in tubercular cases.
Pride, contempt, defiance, stubbornness, submission, lamentation, succeeded one another; so did varieties of sunken cheek, cadaverous color, emaciated hands and figures.
She realized that the world of Eastern European Jewry that she had encountered and lived among in Poland before the war had been destroyed forever, and all that was left of it were the emaciated survivors she was working with and her own memories.
She was aged 17 and was greatly emaciated, having lost 33 pounds.
The tomb of Louis XII inaugurated a new tradition, or rather a colossal development of the subject. The hero is represented kneeling on a catafalque beneath which the "gisant" appears as a naked, emaciated corpse, "such as death has made it for us".

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::: reconcile - make friendly again (after quarrel); make consistent (two ideas in opposition); correct inconsistencies; Ex. reconcile one's political principles with one's religious beliefs
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