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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Emaciate \E*ma"ci*ate\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Emaciated; p. pr. & vb. n. Emaciating.] [L. emaciatus, p. p. of emaciare to make lean; e + maciare to make lean or meager, fr. macies leanness, akin to macer lean. See Meager.] To lose flesh gradually and become very lean; to waste away in flesh. "He emaciated and pined away." --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]