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ashen
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Definition very pale - often due to illness or fear
  • She gasped, her face suddenly ashen.
ashen = very pale
  • Her face turned ashen.
  • ashen = very pale
  • She was worried by his ashen appearance.
  • ashen = very pale
  • A moment ago her face had been ashen gray, now it was scarlet.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • ashen = very pale
  • As she had spoken, I watched the Professor's face, and saw it turn ashen gray.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • ashen = very pale
  • "Where was I?" said Hagrid, but at that moment, Uncle Vernon, still ashen-faced but looking very angry, moved into the firelight.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
  • ashen = very pale
  • The faces of the others were set, and Harker's grew ashen grey.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • ashen = very pale
  • He raised his hand and pointed to the bed, and his iron face was drawn and ashen white.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
ashen = very pale

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