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gaunt
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Harry Potter (#7) and the Deathly Hallows
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  • Malfoy’s gaunt, petrified face seemed burned on the inside of his eyes.
  • Marvolo Gaunt said he was descended from the Peverells!
  • The ring, the ring that became the Horcrux, Marvolo Gaunt said it had the Peverell coat of arms on it!
  • Gaunt said he was descended from the Peverells!
  • Marvolo Gaunt!
  • And then it came to Harry in one shining piece, the memory that had stirred at the sound of the name "Peverell": a filthy old man brandishing an ugly ring in the face of a Ministry official, and he cried aloud, "Marvolo Gaunt!"
  • How could the boy know that he had hidden the ring in the Gaunt shack?
  • He would visit the Gaunt shack first, then, and take Nagini with him.
  • Marvolo Gaunt’s ring lay on the desk before Dumbledore.
  • "Why not?" said Harry excitedly, "Marvolo Gaunt was an ignorant old git who lived like a pig, all he cared about was his ancestry.

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

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