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Word: ashen

Definition: ash-colored; deadly pale


Sentences Containing 'ashen'

His tangled beard, grizzled hair, and outstanding, drooping eyebrows combined to give an air of dignity and power to his appearance, but his face was of an ashen white, while his lips and the corners of his nostrils were tinged with a shade of blue.
Internet celebrity and handheld enthusiast Stuart Ashen praised the handheld's gamepad and the provided joystick, but criticized the display for being of the wrong aspect ratio, having a weaker color saturation and screen tearing.
It is whitish-ashen, punctate with rose-color, maculate with spadiceous.
Some preferred the ashen hoops, round on the outside and flat on the inside, to the ones made of iron, as the latter could break windows and hurt the legs of the passers by and horses.
The Man in Grey turns ashen at the mention of Constance's name but otherwise keeps his emotions in check.

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