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sallow -- as in: a sallow complexion
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Northanger Abbey
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  • I prefer light eyes, and as to complexion—do you know—I like a sallow better than any other.
  • She had a thin awkward figure, a sallow skin without colour, dark lank hair, and strong features—so much for her person; and not less unpropitious for heroism seemed her mind.

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  • The illness has sallowed her face
  • She was a thin, sallow, sickly, and nervous woman
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina

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