ema·ci·ate /ɪˈmeʃɪˌet/ 動詞
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.”
E·ma·ci·ate, v. t. To cause to waste away in flesh and become very lean; as, his sickness emaciated him.
E·ma·ci·ate a. Emaciated. “Emaciate steeds.”
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"