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used in Unbroken - adapted for young adults

2 uses
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very thin and bony — often from hunger or as though having been worn to the bone
  • Pete was gaunt, and he'd gone largely bald.
    p. 238.7
  • Civilians were in shocking condition: the limbs of the adults were grotesquely swollen from beriberi; the children were gaunt.
    p. 210.3

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