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gaunt
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  • He picked his way deftly through all that minute vermin-like life and under the shadow of the gaunt spectral mansions in which the old nobility of Dublin had roystered.
  • He entered the Park by the first gate and walked along under the gaunt trees.
  • For years and years it had gone off in splendid style, as long as anyone could remember; ever since Kate and Julia, after the death of their brother Pat, had left the house in Stoney Batter and taken Mary Jane, their only niece, to live with them in the dark, gaunt house on Usher’s Island, the upper part of which they had rented from Mr. Fulham, the corn-factor on the ground floor.

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  • She looked gaunt from the chemotherapy.
  • a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys

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