cadaverous


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It is cadaverous hunger, straight white humerus, naked
Nicole Kidman assumes a startlingly cadaverous pallor to play her half-dead character in "Destroyer," a piece of L.A.
All looked pasty, cadaverous, defective, under the unforgiving light.
Thus, Bacon's writhing, screaming protagonist in Study after Velazquez, 1950, anticipated the advent of the cadaverous, charred Christ of Souza's Crucifixion, 1959.
Teaming up again with director Paul Thomas Anderson, Day-Lewis is mesmerising as a cadaverous 1950s fashion designer who begins a poisonously passionate relationship with his latest young muse, Alma, played by an equally impressive Vicky Krieps.
All this is narrated in highly lyrical prose--until it tips over into a volatile rant defaming the "People's Economy" and the bosses who thrive on the country's cadaverous soil, just like the willows that flourish on the rendering plant's waste.
As played by Liam Neeson, Felt is lean, pasty, and cadaverous, a cross between Hal Holbrook's portrayal in All the President's Men and the notorious Cigarette Smoking Man in The X Files.
The company cultivates a nonconformist persona, right down to its cadaverous logo.
A cadaverous odor, redolent of the lake's fetid depths, permeated the night air.
Wull's fundamental goodness inspires him to aid others on his trip: a living man made of straw and cadaverous body parts; a little girl; and a woman who carries a wooden baby.
at my nape, dun strop, heavy- hanging, cadaverous, upon which he
But we do it with clear eyes and a very cold heart." The image of Litvinenko lying on his bed at London's University College Hospital, cadaverous and having lost his hair, was emblazoned across British and other Western newspapers and later shown to the inquiry.