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As I Lay Dying
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  • Then it breaks free, rising suddenly as though the emaciation of her "body had added buoyancy to the planks or as though, seeing that the garment was about to be torn from her, she rushes suddenly after it in a passionate reversal that flouts its own desire and need.

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  • She was emaciated, but the doctor said the chemotherapy cured her cancer.
  • We’re sideswiped by a gurney bearing an unconscious, emaciated young woman with a shaved head.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay

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