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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
  • Every man in camp was thin, many emaciated, but Louie and Phil were thinner than anyone else.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • But we are emaciated and starved.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front

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  • What’s left of Foxface’s emaciated body is lifted into the air.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • All I can think of is the emaciated bodies of the children on our kitchen table as my mother prescribes what the parents can’t give.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • ...leading a half-dozen emaciated goats along the side of the road.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • "Aye, Gabriel Marez," the gray, emaciated face smiled weakly, "it does my heart good to see an old compadre, an old vaquero—"
    Rudolfo Anaya  --  Bless Me, Ultima
  • A poor, emaciated, dried-up Jew questioned him avidly in a trembling voice:
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • He remembered his dad’s shrunken, emaciated figure toward the end, and he didn’t want his daughter to see him that way.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song

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  • He was emaciated and nervous, although he tried to hide it.
    Wladyslaw Szpilman  --  The Pianist
  • He watched little emaciated boys carrying water in their jerry cans, gathering dog droppings to make fire, carving toy AK-47s out of wood with dull knives, lugging the sacks of wheat flour that no one could make bread from that held together.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • She was so thin. Emaciated.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Just Listen
  • There wasn’t a sound inside the emaciated chest cavity.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • There was blood upon her white robes, and the evidence of some bitter struggle upon every portion of her emaciated frame.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Fall of the House of Usher
  • I thought about Tim, but oddly, instead of the emaciated figure I’d seen in the hospital mom, I saw only the young man I’d met at the beach, the clean-cut student with an easy smile for everyone.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Dear John
  • She saw emaciated arms and legs, scarred all over with the marks of countless tortures.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Glass
  • Gerasim alone did not lie ..., but simply felt sorry for his emaciated and enfeebled master.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  The Death of Ivan Ilych
  • No emaciated waif, she was solid and female.
    Alice Sebold  --  Lucky
  • He recalled with awful clarity the emaciated girl who had begged him to run.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • An emaciated dog tugged at a pile of garbage, strewing it across the manure-covered street.
    W. William Winokur  --  The Perfect Game
  • Then the van doors opened, and a short, almost emaciated youth of about twenty stepped out.
    Tim O’Brien  --  Going After Cacciato
  • At a gesture from the Demon, the armored ogres stood aside and made way for a horse-drawn cart pulled by two emaciated mares.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Second Siege
  • He came forward, holding his belt by one hand. The holes in it marked the progress of his emaciation and...
    Cormac McCarthy  --  The Road
  • It was bright daylight outside, midmorning, but Jane had the sense that someone as emaciated as Bella—and as griefstricken—should definitely be convalescing in bed.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising
  • He was emaciated, his face so thin and drawn it looked like it was melting.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • The emaciated woman crumples to the bottom of the broken tank.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • On the right side was an emaciated man with gray skin and white hair—no doubt the geyser god Paulie.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • When the fields ended and the Granger forest fanned both sides of the road with long overhanging branches, a tall, emaciated-looking boy popped suddenly from a forest trail and swung a thin arm around Stacey.
    Mildred D. Taylor  --  Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
  • It did not seem as if the camp could possibly hold any more, but still they kept coming. long lines of people, some emaciated, some hurt or sick, all exhausted.
    Linda Sue Park  --  A Long Walk to Water
  • As he spoke, I saw pain and helplessness in my father’s eyes as he realized how weak and emaciated I had become.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • …and close his eyes when a particularly plangent waltz comes on, Volkheimer who has killed a hundred men by now at least, probably more, walking into pathetic radio-transmitting shacks in his huge expropriated boots, sneaking up behind some emaciated Ukrainian with headphones on his ears and a microphone at his lips and shooting him in the back of the head, then going to the truck to tell Werner to collect the transmitter, making the order calmly, sleepily, even with the pieces of the…
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • Sam and Sidney, emaciated and puny, would fly into the churning legs of Top Cat without losing a bit of momentum.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • It possessed the sickish plasticity (at the back of her arms it was especially noticeable) of one who has suffered severe emaciation and whose flesh is even now in the last stages of being restored.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • The wolf was thin, but not emaciated.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • But what was startling was the emaciation of his face.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • I see emaciated arms dangling over the sides, dark matchstick legs protruding from stained sheets, scant-toothed mouths open.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • Slowly then, the drop sheets were dragged aside and the emaciated body and face of Max Vandenburg appeared.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • His limbs were nearly frozen, and his body dreadfully emaciated by fatigue and suffering.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • And he struck his breast with his emaciated fist.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • We were two emaciated mammals, parched and starving.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • It was terribly weak, and looked quite emaciated.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • The sketch represented a house in the shape of a grain silo incredibly merged with the simplified, emaciated shadow of the Parthenon.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • Henrietta was about twenty-two years of age, Mary was about fourteen; and of all the mangled and emaciated creatures I ever looked upon, these two were the most so.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • Two months later, on February 2, 1982, Alaska State Troopers came across his camp, looked inside the tent, and discovered the emaciated corpse frozen hard as stone.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • His body was emaciated, slimy, and black, and his head was that of a feral beast.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • Yet this emaciation seemed to be his natural habit, and due to no disease, for his eye was bright, his step brisk, and his bearing assured.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • Her complexion was sallow and unhealthy, her cheeks thin, her features sharp, and her whole form emaciated.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • His state of mind was bad; he was emaciated; and he was smoking sixty cigarettes a day.
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • His body was bent and emaciated to the bone, almost fleshless.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
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