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cadaver

Med a corpse

cadaver

[kə′dav·ər]
(medicine)
A dead animal or human body to be studied by dissection.
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He was a tall man of middle age, with two goggle eyes whereof one was a fixture, a rubicund nose, a cadaverous face, and a suit of clothes (if the term be allowable when they suited him not at all) much the worse for wear, very much too small, and placed upon such a short allowance of buttons that it was marvellous how he contrived to keep them on.
They possess a quite dazzling and transcendent beauty which separates them by a wide interval from the cadaverous cod and haddock whose fame is trumpeted in our streets.
His complexion was of a cadaverous hue, and he had a grizzly jagged beard of some three weeks' date.
The housebreaker was lying on the bed, wrapped in his white great-coat, by way of dressing-gown, and displaying a set of features in no degree improved by the cadaverous hue of illness, and the addition of a soiled nightcap, and a stiff, black beard of a week's growth.
He was a tall, gaunt, cadaverous man, in an old greatcoat and slippers, with sunken cheeks, and a restless, eager eye.
Madame de la Rochefidele had an aged, cadaverous face, with a falling of the lower jaw which prevented her from bringing her lips together, and reduced her conversations to a series of impressive but inarticulate gutturals.
All this is narrated in highly lyrical prose--until it tips over into a volatile rant defaming the "People's Economy" and the bosses who thrive on the country's cadaverous soil, just like the willows that flourish on the rendering plant's waste.
Reflecting Day-Lewis's cadaverous appearance, there is certainly no fat on this lean and sinuous affair which is far Thready or not: Krieps is mesmerising removed from cuddly Sunday night TV drama.
A dapper cruel seductive and Lewis's is capable making from our Reflecting Day-Lewis's cadaverous appearance, there is certainly no fat on this lean and sinuous affair which is far removed from cuddly Sunday night TV drama.
As played by Liam Neeson, Felt is lean, pasty, and cadaverous, a cross between Hal Holbrook's portrayal in All the President's Men and the notorious Cigarette Smoking Man in The X Files.
The company cultivates a nonconformist persona, right down to its cadaverous logo.
Bald as a billiard ball, taciturn, paleskinned and stick thin, Mr Rees appeared appropriately cadaverous given his choice of profession, even when he wasn't burying anyone.