EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ASHEN
Slowly, faintly, the colour crept back into that ashen face.
From red that she had been, she was now ashen under her rouge.
She stared at him with an ashen face and gulped twice before she could speak.
At noon there was no sunshine, only a wan, ashen light that suffused the sky.
My face must have been ashen, for Sam put a hand on my shoulder.
The third was of an ashen colour throughout: this was Paleness!
"It is lost forever," he said, with an ashen cheek and a quiver in his stern voice.
His eyes were becoming glassy and his sallow cheeks were of an ashen hue.
He put his hand down to turn an ashen branch into the heart of the fire.
She saw his hands withdrawn, and she saw his ashen lips part slowly.