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1. skeletal

adjective. ['ˈskɛlətəl'] very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold.

Synonyms

  • pinched
  • haggard
  • gaunt
  • emaciated
  • bony
  • cadaverous
  • thin
  • lean

Antonyms

  • valuable
  • found
  • hypertrophied
  • rich

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • skeleton (English)
  • σκελετός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Skeletal

  • accidental
  • acquittal
  • anecdotal
  • anecdotal
  • antal
  • antle
  • apostol
  • aristotle
  • artiodactyl
  • austell
  • austill
  • avital
  • bachtel
  • bachtell
  • bantle
  • bartel
  • bartl
  • bartle
  • bartol
  • battle

How do you pronounce skeletal?

Pronounce skeletal as ˈskɛlətəl.

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Sentences with skeletal


1. Noun, singular or mass
Archaeological evidence -- coins in the mouths or hands of skeletal remains -- is very inconclusive.

2. Adjective
Cardiac muscle, found only in the heart, can stretch like visceral muscle and contract like skeletal muscle.

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