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gaunt
used in The Witch of Blackbird Pond

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Definition
very thin and bony — often from hunger or as though having been worn to the bone
  • A gaunt, ragged figure stood on the step, and as she shrank back a man pushed his way through the door and halted on the kitchen threshold.
    p. 238.5

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