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His hair was darker—almost brown save at the temples, where age had faded it to an ashen colour.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
His face is ashen gray; the black beard is streaked with red, and blood is oozing from his neck.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
Lamb saw an ashen-face bespectacled man peering around the corner of an ell.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
They paused, aghast, and they turned ashen; and then in the mind of each arose the same explanation of this phenomenon.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
His good-looking young face turned to an ashen hue, and his eyes were wild and staring.
IN THE ONYX LOBBYCAROLYN WELLS
Not even then was there the slightest alteration in those ashen grey features.
THE DOUBLE FOURE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
In a minute she reappeared in the doorway, her face ashen-white, and called to the little boy.
MARRIAGE LA MODEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
And at the exclamation, and sight of the iron mood written on Longsword's face, Eybek's bronzed face turned ashen pale.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
Before the solemn force of Nita's frenzied adjuration, the old man started and grew ashen pale.
THEY LOOKED AND LOVEDMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
With bowed head and ashen features, he remained in deep thought several minutes, while Nita waited in keen anxiety.
THEY LOOKED AND LOVEDMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 26, 2021
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WORDS RELATED TO ASHEN

  • achromatic
  • achromic
  • alabaster
  • ashen
  • blanched
  • bloodless
  • chalky
  • clear
  • fair
  • frosted
  • ghastly
  • hoary
  • immaculate
  • ivory
  • light
  • milky
  • neutral
  • pallid
  • pasty
  • pearly
  • silver
  • silvery
  • snowy
  • transparent
  • wan
  • waxen
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