Emacerate E*mac"er*ate, v. t. & i. [L. emaceratus emaciated; e + macerare to make soft.] To make lean or to become lean; to emaciate. [Obs.] --Bullokar. [1913 Webster]

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  • emacerate — ē, ə̇+ verb Etymology: Latin emaceratus, from e + maceratus, past participle of macerare to soften, macerate more at macerate archaic : emaciate …   Useful english dictionary

  • attenuate — Synonyms and related words: Sanforize, abate, adulterate, alleviate, attenuated, baptize, bate, blow off, blunt, cast forth, clear away, constrict, consume, contract, cramp, cripple, cut, damp, dampen, deaden, debilitate, deflate, dematerialize,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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  • emaciate — Synonyms and related words: Sanforize, atrophy, attenuate, consume, consume away, dilute, dribble away, dry up, emacerate, macerate, parch, pine away, preshrink, rarefy, run to seed, run to waste, sear, shrink, shrivel, subtilize, thin, thin away …   Moby Thesaurus

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  • rarefy — Synonyms and related words: add to, adulterate, aggrandize, amplify, attenuate, augment, baptize, bloat, blow up, broaden, build, build up, bulk, bulk out, crescendo, cut, dematerialize, develop, dilate, dilute, disembody, distend, emacerate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sear — Synonyms and related words: Sanforize, Sanforized, adust, air dry, anhydrate, attaint, attenuate, attenuated, bake, baked, barbecue, baste, bedaub, besmear, besmirch, besmoke, bestain, blacken, blanch, blaze, blister, blot, blur, boil, braise,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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