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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ema·ci·ate /ɪˈmeʃiˌet/
 (vt.)使消瘦,使憔悴(vi.)消瘦

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ema·ci·ate /ɪˈmeʃɪˌet/ 動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·ma·ci·ate v. i. [imp. & p. p. Emaciated p. pr. & vb. n. Emaciating.]  To lose flesh gradually and become very lean; to waste away in flesh. “He emaciated and pined away.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·ma·ci·ate, v. t. To cause to waste away in flesh and become very lean; as, his sickness emaciated him.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·ma·ci·ate a.  Emaciated. Emaciate steeds.”
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 emaciate
      v 1: cause to grow thin or weak; "The treatment emaciated him"
           [syn: waste, macerate]
      2: grow weak and thin or waste away physically; "She emaciated
         during the chemotherapy"