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synonyms for sallow

  • dull
  • jaundiced
  • muddy
  • pasty
  • wan
  • anemic
  • ashen
  • ashy
  • bilious
  • colorless
  • greenish-yellow
  • pallid
  • waxy
  • yellowish
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antonyms for sallow

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  • bright
  • clean
  • clear
  • flushed
  • colorful
  • dark
  • healthy
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How to use sallow in a sentence

Again the sallow fingers began to play with the book-covers, passing from one to another, but always slowly and gently.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Now and then he touched one with his long and sallow fingers, lifted its cover, then let it drop mechanically.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
After a few minutes he returned, and then his sallow countenance wore a smile.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
She patted the sallow cheek of the American with her jewelled fingers, and turned aside, glancing about her.
DOPESAX ROHMER
Then, the sallow, black-haired knave who had last night proclaimed himself as Garnache in disguise was some impostor.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
But at that the monk raised his head, and a deeper flush the flush of anger—spread now upon his sallow cheeks.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Dan took a revolver from the lifeless hand of the small, sallow faced man.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
A slightly sallow tinge under its sudden bloom told how Rose had suffered from the sedentary life.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
Her gaze was obliquely attentive to his face, rugged and battered by travel, sallow now, where it had once been bronze.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
What terrible plan bent the pale forehead, already sallow with sleepless nights, and furrowed by thinking?
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SALLOW

  • anemic
  • blanched
  • cadaverous
  • colorless
  • ghastly
  • gray
  • leaden
  • pale
  • pallid
  • pasty
  • sallow
  • wan
  • white
  • albino
  • auricomous
  • champagne
  • fair
  • fair-haired
  • flaxen
  • golden-haired
  • light
  • pale
  • pearly
  • platinum
  • sallow
  • sandy-haired
  • snowy
  • straw
  • strawberry
  • towheaded
  • washed-out
  • yellow-haired
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