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Definition 1: British writer noted for romantic adventure novels (1856-1925) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for haggard in the sense of this definition

(haggard is an instance of ...) writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)

Definition 2: very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where haggard 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 haggard in the sense of this definition

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

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

Definition 3: showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • looking careworn as she bent over her mending
  • her face was drawn and haggard from sleeplessness
  • that raddled but still noble face
  • shocked to see the worn look of his handsome young face

Synonyms for haggard in the sense of this definition

(haggard is similar to ...) depleted of strength or energy

"tired mothers with crying babies" "too tired to eat"

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