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ca·dav·er·ous

(kă-dav'er-ŭs),
Having the pallor and appearance resembling a corpse.

ca·dav·er·ous

(kă-dav'ĕr-ŭs)
Having the pallor and appearance of a corpse.

cadaver

(kă-dav′ĕr) plural.cadavera [L. cadaver, dead body]
A dead body; a corpse.
cadavericcadaverous (kă-dav′ĕ-rĭk) (kă-dav′ĕ-rŭs), adjective
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For women on the homefront in England during the Second World War, Virginia Woolf among them, war consisted of imaginary trenches, of air raids and bombings, of the "slowness, cadaverousness, grief of the long heavy [hospital] train, taking its burden through the fields" (Diary 289).