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Skeletal   /skˈɛlətəl/   Listen
Skeletal

adjective
1.
Of or relating to or forming or attached to a skeleton.  "Skeletal bones" , "Skeletal muscles"
2.
Very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold.  Synonyms: bony, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, wasted.  "A nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys" , "Eyes were haggard and cavernous" , "Small pinched faces" , "Kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration"



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