gaunt
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gaunt(
gant
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (haggard)
a. demacrado
His reflection in the mirror looked gaunt and ashen.Su reflejo en el espejo tenía aspecto demacrado y lívido.
b. flaco y adusto
I was afraid of Jeremy's father, who was a gaunt and rather forbidding man.Tenía miedo al padre de Jeremy; era un hombre flaco y adusto, y bastante severo.
2. (bleak)
a. adusto
We rode for miles through a gaunt and treeless landscape.Cabalgamos millas por un paisaje adusto y sin árboles.
b. sombrío
The gaunt silhouette of the tower stood out against the evening sky.La silueta sombría de la torre se perfilaba contra el cielo del atardecer.
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gaunt
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (person, features)
a. demacrado(a)
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gaunt [ɡɔːnt]
adjective
1 [+face] (drawn) chupado; (unhealthy) demacrado; [+person] flaco y adusto
2 (grim) [+building] sobrio; adusto
the shoreline itself had become a wasteland, the gaunt ribs of the old wooden gantries standing out stark against the sky a sort of watch tower, a gaunt skeleton of timber rimmed with frozen snow
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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