Emaciate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈmeɪʃiˌet|  American pronunciation of the word emaciate
Brit.  |ɪˈmeɪʃɪeɪt|  British pronunciation of the word emaciate

verb

- cause to grow thin or weak(syn: macerate, waste)

The treatment emaciated him

- grow weak and thin or waste away physically

She emaciated during the chemotherapy

Examples

...without adequate medical supplies, doctors could only look on helplessly as cholera victims continued to emaciate...

The treatment emaciated him

She emaciated during the chemotherapy

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