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pallid

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Illness & disability
pallidpal‧lid /ˈpælɪd/ adjective  1 MICOLOUR/COLORvery pale, especially in a way that looks weak or unhealthy pallid cheeks2 not very interesting a pallid performance
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pallidKitty, her heroine, is dumpy, spotty, pallid and downtrodden.Paul looked pallid and sick.Her short red hair was crudely shaped in a wedge and her pallid cheeks and small chin were peppered with unsightly acne.And Sylvie's pallid face and lustreless eyes as she said goodbye to her daughter stayed imprinted on her memory.Women with pallid faces flitted bareheaded through the streets searching for their dead or wounded.Her feelings for him had been a pallid thing beside what she now felt for Fen.He looked as mean as ever, a pallid, unsmiling figure in black-suede jacket and very shiny black shoes.
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