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As a rachitic child, he had to defend himself continuously against his stronger peers.
DeLuna, who was intense, middle-aged, rachitic, humorless, and perpetually angry, especially at men.
A squalid, rachitic pre-adolescent, Sierva Maria feels far more at home with the black slaves who raised her than with her decadent parents.