cadaverous


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very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold

of or relating to a cadaver or corpse

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Me / with my cadaverous face- /saving device, also / known as a smile" (Friedlander, "I Died of Shame").
In my most recent emergency, upon being brought in, I was incredulous to behold an old, rather cadaverous man up on his feet by his bed, looking impatient, apparently cleared for discharge.
A queen (Salma Hayek) asks a cadaverous old wizard to grant her a wish, and the wizard replies that her wish can only be granted if an opposite action also takes place, to preserve equilibrium: "Every desire corresponds to another".
ABR's fee schedule includes "First Trimester cadaverous specimens for $550" and "Second Trimester cadaverous specimens for $340."
Thus, everything turns to the worse under the pen of the poet: the fire of love and pleasure becomes the image of a physical combustion; "the charming chalice of beauty", "the wistful kisses", "the intoxication with love" become signs of liquefaction, of the mortuary masque worn by the cadaverous body.
Father Svoboda, a tall, cadaverous man with the sallow complexion of one in poor health, came to my door one September afternoon on a quest to salvage my soul and, more importantly, the soul of my daughter Jennifer.
Plus one: let's not forget the cadaverous spirits lurking at the fringe of these Dabrowsky creations.
However, scientists who have assessed the the kit during development have also determined that it can be used to collect DNA from numerous tissue types and locations, such as genitourinary tract specimens, cadaverous samples, tissue speciation and detection, food pathogen testing and other biological fluid characterisations.
His colleagues were appalled and insulted to hear that they were being blamed for the death of these women, and they went after Semmelweis, questioning his knowledge and convincing the medical community that the man who thought that invisible, theoretical "cadaverous material" from autopsies caused the death of women, was nothing short of insane.
BEFORE I go to sleep, I love watching YouTube make-up tutorials, even though I never really deviate from the same routine - a smoky eye of differing degrees depending on the occasion, foundation and bronzer to liven up my otherwise cadaverous complexion and no lipstick.
Later still, as a round-shouldered and cadaverous Beatrice and her loud-mouthed husband leave, they walk past my cubicle where I lie, taniwha-like, watching and judging: "If you knew what I know about you ...
In the midst of distressing miseries, PMLN's proclamations resurrected the cadaverous enthusiasms of the crestfallen populace.
The same smell as your cadaverous cat, the one your lab partner had nicknamed Stinky though the smell didn't stink as much as it invaded and haunted--a foul medicine that offered no cure except to preserve death.
Giacomo Grosso's Supreme Meeting (1895), a painting featuring the cadaverous face of a Don Juan figure emerging from a coffin and five naked temptresses cavorting around him, was shown in the main exhibition (Fig.
"So it's a bit of a Natural Born Killers-type thing going for it, with the pair making off into the sunset," she adds, citing the southern gothic murder ballads of cadaverous Aussie crooner Nick Cave as a big influence on the theme of the production - the first by new Welsh company Gagglebabble.