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  • 1 emaciated — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. starveling, thin, haggard, wasted, gaunt, drawn, scrawny, skin and bones (inf.). See narrowness. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. gaunt, starved, wasted; see thin 2 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus)… …

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  • 2 emaciated — adj. having become so thin that the bones noticeably protude under the skin; as, emaciated bony hands. Syn: bony, cadaverous, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted. [WordNet 1.5] …

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  • 3 Emaciated — Emaciate E*ma ci*ate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Emaciated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Emaciating}.] [L. emaciatus, p. p. of emaciare to make lean; e + maciare to make lean or meager, fr. macies leanness, akin to macer lean. See {Meager}.] To lose flesh… …

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  • 4 emaciated — adj. VERBS ▪ be, look ▪ become, grow ADVERB ▪ severely ▪ his severely emaciated body …

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  • 5 emaciated — e ma·ci·at·ed || tɪd adj. very thin and malnutritioned e·ma·ci·ate || ɪ meɪʃɪeɪt v. make lean, make thin; become lean, become thin …

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  • 6 waste away — ˌwaste a ˈway [intransitive] [present tense I/you/we/they waste away he/she/it wastes away present participle wasting away past tense …

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  • 7 waste — wastable, adj. wasteless, adj. /wayst/, v., wasted, wasting, n., adj. v.t. 1. to consume, spend, or employ uselessly or without adequate return; use to no avail or profit; squander: to waste money; to waste words. 2. to fail or neglect to use: to …

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  • 8 Wolves and moose on Isle Royale — Isle Royale, the principal island of Isle Royale National Park in the United States, is home to a predator prey relationship between wolves ( canine lupus ) and moose ( alces alces ) that is unlike any other in the world. Because Isle Royale is a …

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  • 9 The Book of Sorrows — is the sequel novel to Walter Wangerin, Jr. s The Book of the Dun Cow. Published by Zondervan in 1985, it was received quite well by such known publications as the Washington post, who called it, A beautifully written fantasy anchored starkly in… …

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  • 10 Marteilia — Scientific classification Domain: Eukaryota Kingdom: Rhizaria Phylum: Cercozoa …

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  • 11 starve — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. hunger, famish, fast; pine; pinch, scrimp, deny. See parsimony, poverty. Ant., feed. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To become weak or die from hunger] Syn. famish, crave, perish; see die 1 , weaken 1 . 2. [To …

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  • 12 waste — [c]/weɪst / (say wayst) verb (wasted, wasting) –verb (t) 1. to consume, spend, or employ uselessly or without adequate return; use to no avail; squander: to waste money; to waste time; to waste effort; to waste words. 2. to fail or neglect to use …

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  • 13 Some common diseases of dogs — ▪ Table Some common diseases of dogs name(s) of disease causative agent nature of disease distemper virus affects nonvaccinated (nonimmunized) puppies in contact with infected animals; symptoms include loss of appetite, fever; inflammation of the …

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  • 14 peak — I. n. 1. Point. 2. Top (of a mountain), summit, crest, crown, pinnacle, pico. II. v. n. Grow thin or lean, become emaciated, dwindle …

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  • 15 atrophy — 1. verb muscles atrophy in microgravity Syn: waste away, become emaciated, wither, shrivel (up), shrink; decay, decline, deteriorate, degenerate, weaken Ant: strengthen, flourish 2. noun muscular atrophy Syn …

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  • 16 atrophy — v. & n. v. ( ies, ied) 1 intr. waste away through undernourishment, ageing, or lack of use; become emaciated. 2 tr. cause to atrophy. n. the process of atrophying; emaciation. Etymology: F atrophie or LL atrophia f. Gk f. a not + trophe food …

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  • 17 swee|ny — «SWEE nee», noun. atrophy of the shoulder muscles of a horse, due to damage to a nerve or disuse of the limb. ╂[probably < dialectal German Schweine atrophy (< schweinen become emaciated) + English y3] …

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  • 18 waste away — become progressively weaker and more emaciated. → waste …

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  • 19 ART — This article is arranged according to the following outline: Antiquity to 1800 INTRODUCTION: JEWISH ATTITUDE TO ART biblical period the sanctuary and first temple period second temple period after the fall of jerusalem relation to early christian …

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  • 20 Fashions — ▪ 2009       The faltering global economy determined the direction of fashion during 2008. Initially, the euro s significant appreciation against the dollar proved a boon to style conscious travelers who, visiting the U.S. from abroad as the year …

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