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Use "cachexy" in a sentence
"The second consideration is that of health: a severe illness may alarm us for the time being, but an illness of a chronic nature or even cachexy frightens us away, because it would be transmitted."
"Of the former disease my own corps, I am informed, had in hospital at one time 200 cases above the usual amount of sickness; this arises from the brackish water, the want of vegetables, and lastly the cachexy induced by an utter absence of change, diversion, and excitement."
"Likewise the cachexy, or evill habit of the body, and the dropsie in the beginning thereof, before it be too farre gone."