Resembling a corpse, especially in being completely still or having a pale, gaunt appearance: junkies with corpselike complexions he manages to maintain a corpselike stillness that helps him to preserve oxygen
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- His face was even more grey and corpse-like than ever before.
- I gradually made out that their faces were made up to be pale and corpse-like.
- The body would learn it couldn't kill the infection with fever, and would instead, as a defense, cool the body down to near corpse-like temperatures.
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