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Gaunt vs. Skeletal

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Gauntadjective

lean, angular, and bony

Skeletaladjective

of, or relating to the skeleton

Gauntadjective

haggard, drawn, and emaciated

Skeletaladjective

haggard, cadaverous, emaciated or gaunt

Gauntadjective

bleak, barren, and desolate

Skeletaladjective

Pertaining to the skeleton.

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Gauntadjective

Attenuated, as with fasting or suffering; lean; meager; pinched and grim.

‘A mysterious but visible pestilence, striding gaunt and fleshless across our land.’;

Skeletaladjective

of or relating to or forming or attached to a skeleton;

‘the skeletal system’; ‘skeletal bones’; ‘skeletal muscles’;

Gauntadjective

very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold;

‘emaciated bony hands’; ‘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’;

Skeletaladjective

very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold;

‘emaciated bony hands’; ‘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’;

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