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sallow -- as in: a sallow complexion
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • It was rather thin, his cheeks were hollow, and there was an unhealthy sallowness in their color.
  • He thought her great glowing black eyes were very fine, especially with her pale, even rather sallow, longish face.
  • She was very much changed—thinner and a little sallow, though she had for the past fortnight been well enough to go out.
  • Her pale, sallow face was suddenly contorted, her eyes burned.

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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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