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sallow -- as in: a sallow complexion
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Harry Potter (#7) and the Deathly Hallows
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  • Harry noted the goblin’s sallow skin, his long thin fingers, his black eyes.
  • Snape looked no more than nine or ten years old, sallow, small, stringy.
  • A dull flush of color mounted the sallow cheeks as he looked at Lily.
  • Lily had reached a pillar and leaned against it, looking up into the thin, sallow face.
  • He was on plat-form nine and three quarters, and Snape stood beside him, slightly hunched, next to a thin, sallow-faced, sour-looking woman who greatly resembled him.

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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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