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gaunt

thin plus obvious diminution in abdominal size, indicative of reduced feed intake leading to reduced gut fill.
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Even after her recovery, however, she was said to have exhibited "a gauntness about the face and eyes that comes of severe mental shock and suffering.
This was during the time when More was getting sicker and it must have been strange for him to see her change so drastically on each visit, her increasing gauntness not so apparent to us who saw her each day.
Perhaps then its gauntness against the elements will be an even more clear reminder of the terrible grim abstraction of human values in which all those brave young men died so needlessly.
BEFORE; Derek's face shows signs of gauntness before the implants; FIGHT: In his Militant days; AFTER; His cheeks are fuller following cosmetic surgery
was described by Model [7] as being distinguished by one or more of the following characteristics: facial wrinkles radiating at right angles from the upper and lower lips or corners of the eyes; a subtle gauntness of the facial features with prominence of the underlying bony contours; an atrophic, slightly pigmented gray appearance of the skin; and a plethoric, slightly orange, purple, and red complexion.