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sallow -- as in: a sallow complexion
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Harry Potter (#3) and the Prisoner of Azkaban
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  • It was common knowledge that Snape ,anted the Defense Against the Dark Arts job, but even Harry, who hated Snape, was startled at the expression twisting his thin, sallow face.
  • Snape’s sallow skin had gone the color of sour milk.

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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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