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- Corpselike; hinting of death; imitating a cadaver.
1922, Ben Travers, chapter 4, A Cuckoo in the Nest:
- By some paradoxical evolution rancour and intolerance have been established in the vanguard of primitive Christianity. Mrs. Spoker, in common with many of the stricter disciples of righteousness, was as inclement in demeanour as she was cadaverous in aspect.
- See also Wikisaurus:cadaverous