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sallow
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
an unhealthy pale of yellowish complexion; or to cause such a complexion
  • She meant she looked sallow in red when she didn't have a tan, and who in New Hampshire has a tan for Christmas?
    p. 101.0
  • Larry's mother, Mitzy Lish, had honey-colored, slightly sticky-looking hair—it was coiffed in a bouffant style—and her complexion was much improved by a suntan; in the winter months, when she'd not just returned from her annual pilgrimage to Round Hill, Jamaica, her skin turned a shade sallow.
    p. 378.0
  • And her oily complexion, formerly the responsibility of her ex-husband, was now the present boyfriend's fault, too; if she was sallow, she was sallow because of him.
    p. 379.9
  • And her oily complexion, formerly the responsibility of her ex-husband, was now the present boyfriend's fault, too; if she was sallow, she was sallow because of him.
    p. 379.9

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