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carcass

car·cass

carcass

 
pronunciation:
kar ks
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a dead body, esp. of an animal.
The lion fed on the carcass of the zebra.The hunters loaded the deer carcass onto the truck.The butcher's freezer held several carcasses.
 
similar words:
body, carrion
definition 2: a human body (used with sarcasm).
Will you move your carcass out of the way?
definition 3: the useless remains of anything; empty shell.
The lot was filled with the carcasses of burned-out cars.
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