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See definition of emaciate on Dictionary.com
  • as inthin
  • as inwaste
  • as inmacerate
  • as inrarefy

synonyms for emaciate

  • decrease
  • diminish
  • irrigate
  • prune
  • refine
  • trim
  • weaken
  • attenuate
  • cook
  • cut
  • delete
  • disperse
  • doctor
  • edit
  • expand
  • extenuate
  • lace
  • needle
  • rarefy
  • reduce
  • shave
  • spike
  • water
  • cut back
  • water down
  • weed out
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antonyms for emaciate

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  • develop
  • enlarge
  • grow
  • increase
  • strengthen
  • beef up
  • thicken
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How to use emaciate in a sentence

His bountiful and generous nature could profit by a spell of training that would emaciate a poorer stock.
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSONWALTER RALEIGH
Sickness diminished the ranks, and emaciate men, haggard and way-worn, tottered painfully along the rugged ways.
HERNANDO CORTEZJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
The features become sharper, and sometimes the whole body begins to emaciate, while the pulse quickens.
FRUITS OF PHILOSOPHYCHARLES KNOWLTON
Famine strode through all the streets, covering the pavements with the emaciate corpses of the dead.
THE EMPIRE OF AUSTRIA; ITS RISE AND PRESENT POWERJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
He retired a fugitive with eight thousand men in his train, ragged, emaciate and mutilated.
THE EMPIRE OF AUSTRIA; ITS RISE AND PRESENT POWERJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
The animals lose their appetite from the first, begin to emaciate, and show symptoms of malnutrition and starvation.
BARIUM, A CAUSE OF THE LOCO-WEED DISEASEALBERT CORNELIUS CRAWFORD
On parlor floors and on the hard pavement emaciate forms were stretched in the convulsions of death.
HENRY IV, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
They should frequently emaciate their bodies by vows and fasts.
THE SIKSHA-PATRI OF THE SWAMI-NARAYANA SECTUNKNOWN
Her cheeks were pale and emaciate, and her forced smile only proclaimed more loudly the grief which was consuming her heart.
LOUIS XIV., MAKERS OF HISTORY SERIESJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Many of these infants are of such low vitality, however, that in spite of the most careful feeding they emaciate and die.
MANUAL OF SURGERY VOLUME SECOND: EXTREMITIES--HEAD--NECK. SIXTH EDITION.ALEXANDER MILES
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO EMACIATE

  • emaciate
  • mash
  • permeate
  • ret
  • saturate
  • soak
  • soften
  • steep
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