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ashen -- as in: ashen skin color
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • His tangled beard, grizzled hair, and outstanding, drooping eyebrows combined to give an air of dignity and power to his appearance, but his face was of an ashen white, while his lips and the corners of his nostrils were tinged with a shade of blue.
  • "I cannot, and I will not, believe it!" cried the banker with an ashen face.

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  • a face turned ashen
  • worried by his ashen appearance

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