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cadaverousPart of speech: Adjective Usage examples "cadaverous":
- He was a cadaverous man, about fifty years of age, with eyes of an uncertain colour set deep in his head. - "Sant' Ilario", F. Marion Crawford.
- The green curtains lent a cadaverous shade to his cheek; and, as he sat propped on pillows, his great stature was painfully hunched, and his head protruded till it overhung his knees. - "New-Arabian-Nights", Stevenson, Robert Louis.
- Following this came a choice of streets without a possibility of knowing which one would lead in the direction of the hotel I was hoping to reach; but my perplexity was at length relieved by the advent of a tall youth whose cadaverous features were shown up by the street lamp overhead. - "Normandy, Complete The Scenery & Romance Of Its Ancient Towns", Gordon Home.