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Definition 1: very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where gaunt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for gaunt in the sense of this definition

(gaunt is similar to ...) lacking excess flesh

"you can't be too rich or too thin" "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"

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