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The House of Mirth
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ashen -- as in: ashen skin color
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The House of Mirth
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  • She leaned back for a moment, closing her eyes, and as she sat there, her pale lips slightly parted, and the lids dropped above her fagged brilliant gaze, Gerty had a startled perception of the change in her face—of the way in which an ashen daylight seemed suddenly to extinguish its artificial brightness.

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  • a face turned ashen
  • worried by his ashen appearance

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