Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb emaciate

2 senses of emaciate

Sense 1
waste, emaciate, macerate -- (cause to grow thin or weak; "The treatment emaciated him")
       => enfeeble, debilitate, drain -- (make weak; "Life in the camp drained him")

Sense 2
emaciate -- (grow weak and thin or waste away physically; "She emaciated during the chemotherapy")
       => change state, turn -- (undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election")

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