consumptive


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consumptive

1. Pathol relating to or affected with consumption, esp tuberculosis of the lungs
2. Pathol a person who suffers from consumption
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And that consumptive and excited face with the last flickering light of the candle-end playing upon it made a sickening impression.
The modern household is the place where the consumptive couple do their consuming.
Consumptive Parisian courtesan meets the love of her life and rejects her lovers and Champagne for a stab at the Good Life with Alfredo.
So much so that when Black Flag appeared on the scene in 1977, "the band's suburban T-shirt, sneakers, and jeans look flew in the face of the consumptive, safety-pin and leather jacket pose of the Anglophilic L.
Other than as firewood, Santa Cruz cypress has practically no consumptive commercial value.
The Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) is opposed to commercial consumptive wildlife utilisation.
Tennessee senator Davy Crockett (Billy Bob Thornton), consumptive Jim Bowie (Jason Patric), plus a small band of regular soldiers and mercenary volunteers, confront the onslaught of the Mexican Army while holed up in a Spanish Mission in 1830s Texas.
In this "chalet," history as the study of real objects and persons is not just lost, it is dead, eaten up, and spit out by the ebb and flow of consumptive desires and pop rituals and, finally, buried in a fluorescent-lit tomb.
There are no consumptive heroines in Verdi's ``Don Carlo.
A marvelous treasury of ideas, suggestions, and recommendations for the consumer searching for products not created through harmful or overly consumptive practices.
to a straightforward "Manifesto for the Earth" (co-written with Ted Mosquin) that stresses the importance of reducing human population levels and human consumptive excess, particularly in developed countries, the essays convey an urgent need to protect dwindling natural resources and look toward sustainable coexistence.
However, diversions, consumptive use, dredging and water-level regulation also play a role.