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cadaverous

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1 lacking a healthy skin color
  • everyone always looks cadaverous in the winter

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2 suffering extreme weight loss as a result of hunger or disease
  • a cadaverous cancer patient living out his final days with dignity and courage

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The first known use of cadaverous was in 1627

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“Cadaverous.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cadaverous. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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