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gaunt
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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • His face was bloodstained and gaunt, twisted in pain yet rigid with defiance… ’You’ll have to kill me,’ whispered Sirius.
  • Azkaban had hollowed Bellatrix Lestrange’s face, making it gaunt and skull-like, but it was alive with a feverish, fanatical glow.
  • ’Longbottom?’ repeated Bellatrix, and a truly evil smile lit her gaunt face.
  • Tall, thin and black-hooded, his terrible snakelike face white and gaunt, his scarlet, slit-pupilled eyes staring… Lord Voldemort had appeared in the middle of the hall, his wand pointing at Harry who stood frozen, quite unable to move.

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

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