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sallow

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Human
sallowsal‧low /ˈsæləʊ $ -loʊ/ adjective  HBHsallow skin looks slightly yellow and unhealthysallow face/skin/complexion a woman with dark hair and a sallow complexionsallowness noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
sallowWould Andrew Cartboy, so tiny and sallow, become a Dynmouth Hard?He liked the look of the man - about Jackson's own build, a lean, slightly sallow face.His face was sallow, his lips curled down in a perpetual sulk.The imam still bore the mark of that experience in his gaunt frame and sallow, jaundiced complexion.The drip, drip of winter skis propped up outside rooms have left their their sallow mark.The woman was slightly fat, with loose sallow skin and a slow and uneven gait.He has lost weight and there is a new darkening in the sallow skin beneath his eyes.sallow face/skin/complexionHe had a bony, tortured face, angry, slanting peacock-blue eyes, bronze curls and a sallow complexion.He liked the look of the man - about Jackson's own build, a lean, slightly sallow face.He was a man in his late twenties, dark and thin with a sallow complexion.The woman was slightly fat, with loose sallow skin and a slow and uneven gait.He has lost weight and there is a new darkening in the sallow skin beneath his eyes.I stared up into the kind-eyed, sallow face of Catherine of Aragon.
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