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waxen in Colours topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwaxenwax‧en /ˈwæksən/ adjective literary  1 CCCOLOUR/COLORpale and shiny like wax his waxen face2 TImade from wax waxen images
Examples from the Corpus
waxenWhen he laid his hand against the old man's waxen cheek it was already cold.a waxen complexionHe took out the waxen figure which also contained straw and fat from a hanged man.The water bounces off the waxen leaves.He had stooped to kiss her cold cheek and smelt in the hollow of her neck the waxen odour of death.Sandoz looked waxen, the skin beneath his eyes purplish.