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emaciated
used in Selected Tales by Poe

4 uses
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Definition
very thin — especially from disease or hunger or cold
  • In stature she was tall, somewhat slender, and, in her latter days, even emaciated.
    1 — Ligeia (7% in)
  • She had just awakened from an unquiet slumber, and I had been watching, with feelings half of anxiety, half of vague terror, the workings of her emaciated countenance.
    1 — Ligeia (70% in)
  • When a door, at length, closed upon her, my glance sought instinctively and eagerly the countenance of the brother—but he had buried his face in his hands, and I could only perceive that a far more than ordinary wanness had overspread the emaciated fingers through which trickled many passionate tears.
    3 — The Fall of the House of Usher (37% in)
  • There was blood upon her white robes, and the evidence of some bitter struggle upon every portion of her emaciated frame.
    3 — The Fall of the House of Usher (97% in)

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