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emaciate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of emaciate

  1. to lose bodily strength or vigor <without adequate medical supplies, doctors could only look on helplessly as cholera victims continued to emaciate> Synonyms decay, droop, weaken, fade, fail, flag, go, lag, languish, sag, sink, waste (away), wilt, witherRelated Words break down, wear out; yield; degenerate, deteriorate, rot, run downNear Antonyms convalesce, rally, rebound, recover, recuperate; gain




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