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sallow
used in The Return of the King

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Definition
an unhealthy pale of yellowish complexion; or to cause such a complexion
  • He was a lean, starved, haggard thing, all bones and tight-drawn sallow skin.
    6.3 — Book 6 Chapter 3 — Mount Doom (73% in)
  • When they reached The Green Dragon, the last house on the Hobbiton side, now lifeless and with broken windows, they were disturbed to see half a dozen large ill-favoured Men lounging against the inn-wall; they were squint-eyed and sallow-faced.
    6.8 — Book 6 Chapter 8 — The Scouring of the Shire (28% in)

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