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Pronunciation:  ku'davurus

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold; "emaciated bony hands"; "a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys"; "eyes were haggard and cavernous"; "small pinched faces"; "kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration"

CADAVEROUS is a 10 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: bony, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, lean, pinched, skeletal, thin, wasted



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ca*dav"er*ous\, a. [L. cadaverosus.]
1. Having the appearance or color of a dead human body; pale;
   ghastly; as, a cadaverous look.

2. Of or pertaining to, or having the qualities of, a dead
   body. ``The scent cadaverous.'' -- {Ca*dav"er*ous*ly},
   adv. -- {Ca*dav"er*ous*ness}, n.

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