from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Drained of blood; bloodless; hence, pale or wan: as, exsanguined lips or cheeks.


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  • I sat a good time that afternoon in one of her steely port main-deck casemates on a gun-carriage, my head sunken on my breast, furtively eyeing the bluish turned-up feet, all shrunk, exsanguined, of a sailor who lay on his back before me; his soles were all that I could see, the rest of him lying head-downwards beyond the steel door-sill.

    The Purple Cloud


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