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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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gaunt
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • He remembered wandering through dimly-lit streets, past gaunt black-shadowed archways and evil-looking houses.
  • He loved to stroll through the gaunt cold picture-gallery of his country house and look at the various portraits of those whose blood flowed in his veins.
  • In about seven or eight minutes he reached a small shabby house, that was wedged in between two gaunt factories.

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

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