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pallid
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
abnormally pale (lacking healthy skin color); or anything that lacks energy or liveliness
  • The memories which made this resource utterly hopeless were a new current that shook Dorothea out of her pallid immobility.
    Book 3 — Waiting for Death (67% in)
  • Any private hours in her day were usually spent in her blue-green boudoir, and she had come to be very fond of its pallid quaintness.
    Book 4 — Three Love Problems (46% in)
  • Bulstrode, it is not desirable, I think, to prolong the present discussion," said Mr. Thesiger, turning to the pallid trembling man; "I must so far concur with what has fallen from Mr. Hawley in expression of a general feeling, as to think it due to your Christian profession that you should clear yourself, if possible, from unhappy aspersions.
    Book 7 — Two Temptations (98% in)

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