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cadaverous, emaciated, fleshless, gaunt, hollow-cheeked, lantern-jawed, skin-and-bone     (informal)   wasted, worn to a shadow  
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1       adj   Skeletal means relating to the bones in your body.  
ADJ n  
...the skeletal remains of seven adults., ...the skeletal system.     
2       adj   A skeletal person is so thin that you can see their bones through their skin.  
...a hospital filled with skeletal children.     
3       adj   Something that is skeletal has been reduced to its basic structure.  
Passenger services can best be described as skeletal.     

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