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Emaciate  adj.  Emaciated. "Emaciate steeds."

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"Emaciate" Quotes from Famous Books

... chieftain, was far advanced in years, a feeble, emaciate old man of very diminutive stature. In the days of his prime, he had been a renowned warrior. Hearing of the arrival of the Spaniards, he was disposed to regard them as enemies, and seizing his tomahawk, he was eager to descend from his castle and ...
— Ferdinand De Soto, The Discoverer of the Mississippi - American Pioneers and Patriots • John S. C. Abbott

... of that light? I wonder still its fate! Was it quenched ere its full apogee? Did it struggle frail and frailer to a beam emaciate? Did it thrive till matured in verity? Or did it travel on, to be a new young dreamer's ...
— Moments of Vision • Thomas Hardy

... can this indeed be my Sakoontala? Clad in the weeds of widowhood, her face Emaciate with fasting, her long hair Twined in a single braid, her whole demeanor Expressive of her purity of soul: With patient constancy she thus prolongs The vow to which ...
— Hindu Literature • Epiphanius Wilson

Words linked to "Emaciate" :   turn, waste, macerate, debilitate, emaciation

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