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    skeletal

    skeletal - Dictionary definition and meaning for word skeletal

    Definition
    (adj) of or relating to or forming or attached to a skeleton
    Example Sentence
    • the skeletal system
    • skeletal bones
    • skeletal muscles
    Definition
    (adj) very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
    Example Sentence
    • emaciated bony hands
    • a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys
    • eyes were haggard and cavernous
    • small pinched faces
    • kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration
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