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The Return of the King
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sallow -- as in: a sallow complexion
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The Return of the King
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  • He was a lean, starved, haggard thing, all bones and tight-drawn sallow skin.
  • When they reached The Green Dragon, the last house on the Hobbiton side, now lifeless and with broken windows, they were disturbed to see half a dozen large ill-favoured Men lounging against the inn-wall; they were squint-eyed and sallow-faced.

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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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