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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There is, doubtless, over and above the physical consumptive tendency, an instinctive turn of sentiment in this touching confession.
Do you know that if I were not consumptive, I would kill myself?
two inches of sallow, sorrowful, consumptive tallow candle, that
Among his other disabilities, he was a consumptive, and I knew that if he attempted to bail, it might bring on a hemorrhage.
I heard a Carlisle woman behind me whisper that Cecily King looked consumptive, just like her Aunt Felicity; and I hated her fiercely for it.
Moreover, as Nepal can withdraw water 'as may be required from time to time 'as specified in this Article, India cannot assert right under the principle of 'existing prior consumptive use'.
IF ANYONE in the packed theatre was expecting a happy ending to Verdi's tragic masterpiece about a consumptive courtesan, the set soon put them right.
The aim is to restore our natural landscapes in order to be more resilient to droughts, floods and fires while enhancing the consumptive and non-consumptive use of our resources.
If we can understand this, it can play a role in consumptive and clinical applications for the future of colonization in space exploration.
It requires updating a water supply plan for any new water recovery strategies or when a consumptive use permit application is denied to protect a minimum flow and level.
Something gorgeous, Chinadoll consumptive, and extremely heavily filtered - that makes me look 25.
Unnecessary Adjustments: Tax Reductions for Consumptive Expenses B.