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gaunt
used in The Bourne Identity

6 uses
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Definition
very thin and bony — often from hunger or as though having been worn to the bone
  • The doctor pushed his gaunt frame out of the chair and walked unsteadily to the window overlooking the harbor.
    Chapter 1 (46% in)
  • A tall, gaunt man wearing gold-rimmed spectacles had said the words in the Steppdeckstrasse.
    Chapter 11 (92% in)
  • The clerks were mostly women, tall, slender, gaunt of face and body, living postmortems of former fashion models whose tastes and intelligence had carried them beyond their sisters in the trade, other practices no longer feasible.
    Chapter 14 (18% in)
  • The tall, gaunt clerk he had first spoken with came into the office, a salesbook in her hand.
    Chapter 14 (69% in)
  • His gaunt hand raised it, weapon and eyes steady.
    Chapter 29 (53% in)
  • The older man had lunged behind the block of white granite, his gaunt figure now crawling awkwardly in terror out of his sanctuary.
    Chapter 30 (58% in)

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