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Definition of Cadaverously
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Literary usage of Cadaverously
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1. The Contemporary Review (1868)
"This soul will see its own body, a body most infamous by sin, marked with all the characters of damnation, cadaverously palo in countenance, ..."
2. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"His countenance was, as usual, cadaverously wan; but moreover, there was a species of mad hilarity in his eyes, and evidently restrained hysteria in his ..."
3. Memorials of His Time by Henry Cockburn Cockburn (1856)
"person; tall, very thin, and cadaverously pale; his hair carefully powdered, though there was little of it except what was collected into a long thin queue; ..."