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sallow
used in The Sun Also Rises

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Definition
an unhealthy pale of yellowish complexion; or to cause such a complexion
  • His face was sallow under the light.
    Book 2 (76% in)
sallow = an unhealthy pale of yellowish complexion
  • Cohn's face was sallow.
    Book 2 (47% in)
  • He was reserved and formal, and his face was still taut and sallow, but he cheered up finally.
    Book 2 (49% in)
  • His face had the sallow, yellow look it got when he was insulted, but somehow he seemed to be enjoying it.
    Book 2 (69% in)
  • He stood waiting, his face sallow, his hands fairly low, proudly and firmly waiting for the assault, ready to do battle for his lady love.
    Book 2 (70% in)

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