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Word: emaciated

Definition: thin and wasted (from hunger or illness)


Sentences Containing 'emaciated'

Pride, contempt, defiance, stubbornness, submission, lamentation, succeeded one another; so did varieties of sunken cheek, cadaverous color, emaciated hands and figures.

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