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emaciate

verb

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to lose bodily strength or vigor
  • without adequate medical supplies, doctors could only look on helplessly as cholera victims continued to emaciate

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The first known use of emaciate was in 1646

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

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