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gaunt
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Harry Potter (#4) and the Goblet of Fire
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  • The Bloody Baron was the Slytherin ghost, a gaunt and silent specter covered in silver bloodstains.
  • Mr. Crouch looked more tired and somehow fiercer, gaunter Harry understood.
  • Harry looked up at Crouch and saw that he looked gaunter and grayer than ever before.
  • His face was white and gaunt as it had been when he had escaped Azkaban.
  • When they had said goodbye, Sirius’s face had been gaunt and sunken, surrounded by a quantity of long, black, matted hair — but the hair was short and clean now, Sirius’s face was fuller, and he looked younger, much more like the only photograph Harry had of him, which had been taken at the Potters’ wedding.

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

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