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    #1

    make thin or drawn-looking

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    4) to make thin or drawn-looking, as from grief, lack of food, etc
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    Is "make" here used in the meaning of "become"?
    Or "make (someone) thin/fraw-looking
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    Re: make thin or drawn-looking

    "Make" means causing someone to become thin or drawn-looking.

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    Re: make thin or drawn-looking

    But who/what is the implied subject of 'make'? As I understand, it's grief/lack of food, right?


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    Re: make thin or drawn-looking

    Correct.

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