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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Resembling a corpse.

Usage examples (32)
  • The hikers looked cadaverous after they were found a week later.
  • I keep thinking the word cadaverous but I know that’s wrong because I just like saying cadavers.
  • Those hells are therefore named accordingly; some are called cadaverous, some stercoraceous, some urinous, and so on.
  • Later, they would fall out over Louisa's desire to wear rouge in order to attenuate the "cadaverous" pallor of her complexion, which offended her husband's puritan... for more
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