gaunter

All Noun Adjective Adverb
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  • If he grew a little grimmer and a little gaunter, no one noticed. Cited from The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories, by Ethel M. Dell
  • She had always stood in awe of her father who seemed taller and gaunter than ever. Cited from Mary Minds Her Business, by George Weston
  • Its body is also gaunter and more lightly built than that of the Egyptian and common jackal.
  • He looked taller and gaunter than his wont, but there was no trace of emotion on his face. Cited from Bob Son of Battle, by Alfred Ollivant
  • But for his bowed-up back, gaunter form, and mottled color, he might have passed for an ordinary lioness. Cited from Gaut Gurley, by D. P. Thompson
  • His gaunt face looked gaunter than ever, but the daredevil gray eyes still nursed that humorous light in their depths. Cited from The Quest of the Sacred Slipper, by Sax Rohmer
  • Though they had worked reasonably hard already, their faces grew gaunter and harder under the strain, and as yet they had come upon little sign of any richer ore. Cited from The Gold Trail, by Harold Bindloss
  • He was thinner, gaunter, more Don Quixotish than usual. Cited from The Purple Heights, by Marie Conway Oemler
  • Whether it be so or no, said Sir Raynold, the third brother, let us now go mount upon our horses and rescue our brother Sir Gaunter, upon pain of death. Cited from Le Mort d'Arthur, by Thomas Malory Volume 1
  • And Sir Gaunter's spear brake short, but Sir Lancelot smote him down, both horse and man. Cited from The Legends Of King Arthur And His Knights, by James Knowles
  • Instead of returning to their teepees, their nets, and their traplines, they will hang about your post, growing gaunter and hungrier with the passing of the days. Cited from The Gun-Brand, by James B. Hendryx
  • By my faith, said one of the knights, his name was Sir Gaunter, I will ride after him and assay him for all his pride, and ye may behold how that I speed. Cited from Le Mort d'Arthur, by Thomas Malory Volume 1
  • And when Sir Gaunter was at the earth his brethren said each one to other, Yonder knight is not Sir Kay, for he is bigger than he. Cited from Le Mort d'Arthur, by Thomas Malory Volume 1
  • And as they fought, Sir Gaunter and Sir Gilmere presently arose and mounted once again, and came down at full tilt upon Sir Lancelot. Cited from The Legends Of King Arthur And His Knights, by James Knowles
  • De Catinat also had noticed that the gaunt old Huguenot had grown gaunter, that the lines upon his stern face were deeper, and that his head fell forward upon his breast as he walked. Cited from The Refugees, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Nearer and nearer to midnight crept the gilded, flamboyant hour-hand; the gaunter minute-hand was slowly but inexorably overtaking it. Cited from The Common Law, by Robert W. Chambers
  • Sherlock Holmes was pacing up and down the platform, his tall, gaunt figure made even gaunter and taller by his long gray travelling-cloak and close-fitting cloth cap. Cited from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, by Doyle
  • Githyanki are vaguely similar to humans in appearance, but taller and much gaunter, averaging six feet, three inches tall and weighing an average of 170 pounds.
  • So this knight, Sir Gaunter, armed him, and hung his shield upon his shoulder, and mounted upon a great horse, and gat his spear in his hand, and walloped after Sir Launcelot. Cited from Le Mort d'Arthur, by Thomas Malory Volume 1
  • It was the old imperious smile, but the face over which it spread was thinner and gaunter and between the hollowed cheekbones the smile lost something of its wonted illumination -- failed somewhat of its old convincing force. Cited from Destiny, by Charles Neville Buck
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