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Word: pallid

Definition: pale; wan; Ex. pallid complexion


Sentences Containing 'pallid'

After their departure, taking place in inverted order to their arrival, the canvas cloth was cleared, or rather was restored to some hurried order by the pallid steward.
All the yard-arms were tipped with a pallid fire; and touched at each tri-pointed lightning-rod-end with three tapering white flames, each of the three tall masts was silently burning in that sulphurous air, like three gigantic wax tapers before an altar.
But as the strange captain, leaning over the pallid bulwarks, was in the act of putting his trumpet to his mouth, it somehow fell from his hand into the sea; and the wind now rising amain, he in vain strove to make himself heard without it.
By 1908 Metzinger experimented with the fracturing of form, and soon thereafter with complex multiple views of the same subject. In 1910 Metzinger's style had transited to a robust form of analytical Cubism., Louis Vauxcelles, in his review of the 26th Salon des Indépendants (1910), made a passing and imprecise reference to Metzinger, Gleizes, Delaunay, Léger and Le Fauconnier, as "ignorant geometers, reducing the human body, the site, to pallid cubes."
Dunne later claimed that the final film: Is only a pallid ghost of what John and I originally wrote.
Géricault's palette is composed of pallid flesh tones, and the murky colours of the survivors' clothes, the sea and the clouds.
Monte Cristo took off the wig which disfigured him, and let fall his black hair, which added so much to the beauty of his pallid features.
Nor even in our superstitions do we fail to throw the same snowy mantle round our phantoms; all ghosts rising in a milk-white fog--Yea, while these terrors seize us, let us add, that even the king of terrors, when personified by the evangelist, rides on his pallid horse.
Pallid cheeks and blue lips are visible evidence of the too frequent use of headache powders.
The gills are adnexed, close, and pallid or pale violet in color.
The original script was rather pallid and Dorothy Parker and Alan Campbell were brought in to punch up the dialogue, reportedly at Sullavan's insistence.
This silence, self control, and struggle lasted about twenty seconds, then the count raised his pallid face.
Women went to great lengths to preserve pallid skin, as a sign of their "refinement".
``Everything,''answered Franz,``your voice, your look, your pallid complexion, and even the life you lead.''

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