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meager
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

3 uses
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Definition
lacking in quantity or quality
  • His wife, on the contrary, whose maiden name had been Madeleine Radelle, was pale, meagre, and sickly-looking.
    Chapters 25-26 (43% in)
  • There it lay stretching out into one interminable line of dust and sand, with its sides bordered by tall, meagre trees, altogether presenting so uninviting an appearance, that no one in his senses could have imagined that any traveller, at liberty to regulate his hours for journeying, would choose to expose himself in such a formidable Sahara.
    Chapters 25-26 (50% in)
  • From being slender he had now become meagre; once pale, he was now yellow; his deep-set eyes were hollow, and the gold spectacles shielding his eyes seemed to be an integral portion of his face.
    Chapters 47-48 (61% in)

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