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sunken

adjective     /ˈsʌŋ.kən/
having fallen to the bottom of the sea : They're diving for sunken treasure .Staying afloat, capsizing and sinking at a lower level than the surrounding area : It was a luxurious bathroom , with a sunken bath .Down and downwardMoving downwardsLow, short and shallow (of eyes or cheeks ) seeming to have fallen further into the face , especially because of tiredness , illness , or old age : She looked old and thin with sunken cheeks and hollow eyes .Not fit and healthyThin or slender (of people)
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