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 for bony
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold;
             "emaciated bony hands"; "a nightmare population of gaunt
             men and skeletal boys"; "eyes were haggard and
             cavernous"; "small pinched faces"; "kept life in his
             wasted frame only by grim concentration" [syn: bony,
             cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched,
             skeletal, wasted]
      2: composed of or containing bone; "osseous tissue" [syn:
         osseous, osteal, bony]
      3: having bones especially many or prominent bones; "a bony shad
         fillet"; "her bony wrist"; "bony fish" [syn: bony, boney]
         [ant: boneless]

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