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gaunt
used in Arrowsmith

3 uses
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Definition
very thin and bony — often from hunger or as though having been worn to the bone
  • His swart cheeks were gaunt, his nose high-bridged and thin.
    Chapter 2 (30% in)
  • Against a brown plaster wall was a cabinet of zoological collections and medical curiosities, and beside it the most dreadful and fascinating object known to the boy-world of Elk Mills—a skeleton with one gaunt gold tooth.
    Chapter 1 (41% in)
  • This is real sure-enough life," he exulted, and he did not permit himself to see the vision of Max Gottlieb waiting there, so gaunt, so tired, so patient.
    Chapter 11 (31% in)

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