Sentence Examples


  • Darkyn's daughter appeared frail and gaunt, her skin a shade or two darker than the white pillow beneath her head.
  • Her words died on her lips as she took in the deep worry lines and gaunt features of the man before her.
  • She stood there, naked, a gaunt figure in her thinness.
  • Kris sat beside her.  Hannah's skin had gone from pale to gray, and her features looked gaunt.  He couldn't help thinking Katie wouldn't survive a week down here if Hannah was suffering so badly after a day.  He touched Hannah's hair, revolted when a handful came off in his hand.
  • After a brief wait, Dean was led to the sixteenth-floor cubbyhole of Mr. Edwin Mayer, an incredibly gaunt giant who slumped as if to tell the world he was just as short as the rest of them.

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