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Synonyms for pallor


Synonyms for pallor

unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress)

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At the mention of his name Tarzan had noted the sickly pallor that overspread the features of the Hun.
The startling contrast between the corpse-like pallor of her complexion and the overpowering life and light, the glittering metallic brightness in her large black eyes, held him literally spell-bound.
The smooth pallor of her unwrinkled skin looked more fearfully white than ever.
I can't even account for the extraordinary pallor of your complexion.
The pallor of my complexion is nothing,' she answered a little impatiently.
Suddenly he found himself confronted by a dreadful figure clad in a shroud, whose pallor and stony eyes smote him with a horrible apprehension.
His face in the moonlight showed a pallor and fixity inexpressibly distressing.
The pallor had spread to her cheeks, even to her lips.
The pallor of her face was gone now - the warmth of the fire burned her cheeks.
The film's special effects artist had worked wonders on amateur actress Steph Mossman, transforming her into a vampire complete with fangs, black contact lenses and a deathly pallor.
We've tried rapid tans before, but this one sets a new record - just wearing it for 40 mins before showering it off is enough to lift your pallor.
The seven-piece bag includes our spring must-have, Elemis Total Glow Bronzing Moisturiser For Face, which swaps winter pallor for a light gradual tan.
YOU can always tell a child of the eighties by the fact that many of them have a milk-bottle pallor to their skin and terrible eyesight.
The migraine headache usually aggravated by daily activities such as walking upstairs, leads to nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, facial pallor, cold hands, cold feet, and sensitivity to light and sound commonly.
The pallor of girls' ' brows shall be their pall; Their flowers the tenderness of patient minds, And each slow dusk a drawing down of blinds.