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atrophy
used in Hiroshima

2 uses
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Definition
to wither or weaken — especially from lack of use
  • Her ... thigh was atrophied by the deep incisions Dr. Sasaki had made.
    Five — The Aftermath (49% in)
atrophied = made weaker (and smaller)
  • He was shown that his father's brain had atrophied, his large intestine had become enlarged, and there was a cancer the size of a Ping-Pong ball in his liver.
    Five — The Aftermath (71% in)

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