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gaunt
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Oliver Twist
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  • Mr. Sowerberry was a tall gaunt, large-jointed man, attired in a suit of threadbare black, with darned cotton stockings of the same colour, and shoes to answer.
  • Oliver sat huddled together, in a corner of the cart; bewildered with alarm and apprehension; and figuring strange objects in the gaunt trees, whose branches waved grimly to and fro, as if in some fantastic joy at the desolation of the scene.

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

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