cadaverous

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  • He had no idea that a man already so cadaverous could still change as the old man had changed. Cited from Don Orsino, by F. Marion Crawford
  • It gave a drawn cadaverous look to the lower part of the face. Cited from The Yotsuya Kwaidan or O'Iwa Inari, by James S. De Benneville
  • After him, in Indian file, came his wife and children, a most cadaverous looking set. Cited from Dahcotah, by Mary Eastman
  • Williams glanced from one to the other and he became even more cadaverous. Cited from The Firm of Girdlestone, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • A tall cadaverous-looking man opened the door and entered. Cited from R. Holmes & Co., by John Kendrick Bangs
  • And there, where no dead are, the very earth is cadaverous. Cited from Under Fire, by Henri Barbusse
  • Turning, I saw that the cadaverous man had shut this door too. Cited from The Four Faces, by William le Queux
  • He had small, deep-set eyes, cadaverous cheeks, thick lips, and a large mouth. Cited from Inca Land, by Hiram Bingham
  • He wrote: The girl's face is by no means cadaverous.
  • He was a man of about forty, with a cadaverous face. Cited from The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Tales,Harte
  • Caroline's first child is a pale, cadaverous little girl that will not live. Cited from Petty Troubles of Married Life, Complete, by Honore de Balzac
  • After his death his face and body were pale, but without alteration or anything of a cadaverous appearance. Cited from Memoirs of Napoleon, V16, by Bourrienne
  • I dressed, looking like the cadaverous ghost I felt myself to be. Cited from The Trail of '98, by Robert W. Service
  • The cadaverous ghost of the uncle is shown on the screen several times. Cited from The Art Of The Moving Picture, by Vachel Lindsay
  • Their treatment succeeded -- but also affected his appearance, leaving him in a cadaverous, zombie-like form.
  • The old gentleman raised his cadaverous head and looked somewhat puzzled. Cited from The Slave Of The Lamp, by Henry Seton Merriman
  • He was a poor-looking, half-fed creature, with a cadaverous face. Cited from The Revolution in Tanner's Lane, by Rutherford
  • He was a cadaverous man, about fifty years of age, with eyes of an uncertain colour set deep in his head. Cited from Sant' Ilario, by F. Marion Crawford
  • You will be in a constant shiver of cold, and your appearance will be cadaverous. Cited from The Inferno, by Henri Barbusse
  • He had got used to his own cadaverous tint, so that seemed insufficient. Cited from A Perilous Secret, by Charles Reade
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Meaning of cadaverous

  • adjective Of or relating to a cadaver or corpse
    we had long anticipated his cadaverous end