CADAVEROUS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CADAVEROUS
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cadaverous
 a.  like corpse; pale; Having appearance or color of dead human body
Classic Sentence:
1  I had stooped and was scraping at this to see exactly what it was when I heard a muttered exclamation in German and saw the cadaverous face of the colonel looking down at me.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ENGINEER’S THUMB
2  His face was more cadaverous than ever, his shoulders had rounded, and he seemed to me to be an altogether older man than he had been the morning before.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
3  There were hardly any black coats or round hats now, but smock frocks, blouses, caps, and bristling and cadaverous heads.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER I—FROM THE RUE PLUMET TO THE QUARTIER SAINT-DENIS
Example Sentence:
1  By his cadaverous appearance, we could see how the disease had ravaged him.