cadaverous


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Synonyms for cadaverous

very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold

of or relating to a cadaver or corpse

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Extreme muscular cramp supervened, accompanied by an insatiable thirst, the pulse rate dropped, a terrible lethargy set in, and, dehydrated and near death, the sufferer displayed the classic cholera physiognomy: puckered blue lips and a cadaverous face.
Shipwrecked on a bleak Arctic island, Prospero is lord of a frozen waste where Ariel (Julian Bleach) is an almost show-stealing cadaverous spirit, Caliban a snarling animal and three goddesses aboriginal shamen.
Apparently the whole skin-and-bones cadaverous appearance is a weighty issue in the land of paella and sangria.
The cadaverous life of which Foucault speaks so beautifully here captures the vitality of a regime of visibility that moved from anatomy into a medical pathology of living disease.
It is gratifying to see how quickly long words appear embedded in pi: CAD 3, CASH 8, EQUIP 15, CASHER 16 (DEMISE 18), CADAVER 16 (DIMPLED 24), SICKLIER 36 (CADAVERS 37), CADAVERIC 25, CADAVEROUS 44 (INSCRIBING 47), COMPETITIVE 65, EPIGLOTTISES 59
But the misery people saw so plainly etched in the cadaverous hollows of Lincoln's cheeks also offered no clue to its cause.
I waited, watching the whirl of activity on the avenue: folks rushing from the subway, swirling around a cadaverous crackhead holding a dingy paper cup; lines of vendors moving fast, pushing shopping carts filled with flowers, fruits, cakes and pies, and coconut-flavored ices (Ibid.
He looked cadaverous, and his attention came and went.
The blank left by words wanted but unsupplied has sometimes an unnameably putrid cadaverous meaning.
2) Pylon would be the purest instance of the uncanny in Faulkner's work, giving us a multitude of bizarre figures, including the cadaverous reporter ("his eyes hot blank and dead as if they had been reversed in his skull" [859]), the ghostly barnstormers, and the hypnotized masses enthralled by the comically lethal spectacle of the war of objects and machines against Man: Hagood let "himself down into the low seat, whereupon without sound or warning the golfbag struck him across the head and shoulder with an apparently calculated and lurking viciousness, emitting a series of dry clicks as though produced by the jaws of a beast domesticated though not tamed, half in fun and half in deadly seriousness, like a pet shark" (833).
he said, still holding to the strap, his face twisted with laughing, which as Jiggs looked burst suddenly with drops of moisture running down the cadaverous grimace which for an instant Jiggs thought was sweat until he saw the reporter's eyes.
This was a great afternoon for the cadaverous figure of James Fanshawe, whose efforts at Royal Ascot went largely unsung.
But lifelike as her sculptures are, they are simultaneously oddly cadaverous.
Manson, known for his ghastly, cadaverous look and macabre lyrics, is one of the headliners of the tour, which includes Osbourne, KOM, DISTURBED and CHEVELLE.
His debut appearance was made in the Hammer Horror film of the same name in which Peter Cushing tried to prevent his cadaverous son from occasionally slipping downstairs in undies and flip-flops to cut the throats of innocent young virgins.