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sallow -- as in: a sallow complexion
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Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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  • A sliver of a man could be seen looking out at them, a man with long black hair parted in curtains around a sallow face and black eyes.
  • The classroom door opened as she spoke, and Snape stepped into the corridor, his sallow face framed as ever by two curtains of greasy black hair.
  • But before any of them could respond to this, a sharp voice spoke from high on the wall: A sallow-faced wizard with a short black fringe had just walked back into his empty canvas.

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  • The illness has sallowed her face
  • She was a thin, sallow, sickly, and nervous woman
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