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The Call of the Wild
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gaunt
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The Call of the Wild
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  • His club landed heavily on the gaunt ribs, and the grub-box was capsized on the ground.
  • By evening Perrault secured another dog, an old husky, long and lean and gaunt, with a battle-scarred face and a single eye which flashed a warning of prowess that commanded respect.
  • Then an old wolf, gaunt and battle-scarred, came forward.

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

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