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cadaverous (adj.)

early 15c., "gangrenous, mortified;" 1620s "of or belonging to a corpse;" 1660s, "looking like a corpse;" from Latin cadaverosus "corpse-like," from cadaver "dead body" (see cadaver). Related: Cadaverously; cadaverousness.

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Definitions of cadaverous from WordNet

cadaverous (adj.)
very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold;
Synonyms: emaciated / gaunt / haggard / pinched / skeletal / wasted
cadaverous (adj.)
of or relating to a cadaver or corpse;
we had long anticipated his cadaverous end
Synonyms: cadaveric
From wordnet.princeton.edu

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