E*ma"ci*ate (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Emaciated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Emaciating.] [L. emaciatus, p. p. of emaciare to make lean; e + maciare to make lean or meager, fr. macies leanness, akin to macer lean. See Meager.]

To lose flesh gradually and become very lean; to waste away in flesh.

"He emaciated and pined away."

Sir T. Browne.


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E*ma"ci*ate, v. t.

To cause to waste away in flesh and become very lean; as, his sickness emaciated him.


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E*ma"ci*ate (?), a. [L. emaciatus, p. p.]


"Emaciate steeds."

T. Warton.


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