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pallor

[′pal·ər]
(medicine)
Paleness, especially of the skin and mucous membranes.
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In the long cedar chests that lined the west gallery of his house, he had stored away many rare and beautiful specimens of what is really the raiment of the Bride of Christ, who must wear purple and jewels and fine linen that she may hide the pallid macerated body that is worn by the suffering that she seeks for and wounded by self-inflicted pain.
Women who had wildly adored him, and for his sake had braved all social censure and set convention at defiance, were seen to grow pallid with shame or horror if Dorian Gray entered the room.
Beside him hung the portrait of his wife, a pallid, thin-lipped woman in black.
It was fifteen years since Silas Marner had first come to Raveloe; he was then simply a pallid young man, with prominent short-sighted brown eyes, whose appearance would have had nothing strange for people of average culture and experience, but for the villagers near whom he had come to settle it had mysterious peculiarities which corresponded with the exceptional nature of his occupation, and his advent from an unknown region called "North'ard".
So much strength of colouring, which must have given a wan and pallid aspect to cheeks of a fainter bloom, was admirably adapted to Pearl's beauty, and made her the very brightest little jet of flame that ever danced upon the earth.
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.
He retired, and soon returned with his umbrella, his eye flaming with gratitude and his cheeks pallid with joy.
Tenders are invited for the goal of this project is to complete an initial task of the draft pallid manzanita managementplan (pmmp) which is to identify the extent of phytophthora cinnamomi infection of thedistrict~s arctostaphylos pallida or pallid manzanita populations.
com/12-monkeys-season-3-spoilers-who-pallid-mans-father-syfy-series-casts-back-future-2434416) Christopher Lloyd's character who plays Pallid Man's (Tom Noonan) father and the recruiter of the Army.
The latest bit of French insanity that insists on the wearing of bikinis on the beach will not only bar Muslim ladies and nuns, but also the old, the fat, the self-conscious and the pallid from beaches, leaving them only to the young, slim and bronzed.
Mia Wasikowska is pallid as Alice, who must risk destroying Wonderland by going back in time to save Mad Hatter Johnny Depp and his family.
Mia Wasikowska gives a pallid performance as Alice.