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ashen
used in Catch-22

5 uses
  • Milo let out a long, melancholy wail and staggered back, beads of perspiration popping out suddenly all over his ashen face.
    Chapter 7 — McWatt (30% in)
  • Major Danby stood barring the door, waving everyone else away in ashen silence.
    Chapter 13 — Major De Coverley (75% in)
  • Lieutenant Scheisskopf's wife had turned ashen in disbelief and was ogling him with alarm.
    Chapter 18 — The Soldier Who Saw Everything Twice (39% in)
  • Nurse Duckett shrieked and jumped into the air a mile, but it wasn't high enough, and she squirmed and vaulted and seesawed back and forth on her divine fulcrum for almost a full fifteen seconds before she wiggled free finally and retreated frantically into the aisle with an ashen, trembling face.
    Chapter 27 — Nurse Duckett (4% in)
  • Yossarian swore at Milo and held two aspirins out to ashen lips unable to receive them.
    Chapter 41 — Snowden (63% in)

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