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Overview of verb emaciate

The verb emaciate has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. waste, emaciate, macerate

(cause to grow thin or weak; "The treatment emaciated him")

2. emaciate

(grow weak and thin or waste away physically; "She emaciated during the chemotherapy")

Overview of adj emaciated

The adj emaciated has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) bony, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted

(very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold; "emaciated bony hands"; "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") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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