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Synonyms of skeletal

Adjective


1. skeletal

usage: of or relating to or forming or attached to a skeleton; "the skeletal system"; "skeletal bones"; "skeletal muscles"

2. bony, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted, thin (vs. fat), lean

usage: very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold; "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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