PALLID's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of pallid
Definition:
a. abnormally pale; lacking intensity of color or luminousness
Example:
Because his job required that he work at night and sleep during the day, he had an exceptionally pallid complexion.
Sentence in Classic:
His face was fleshy and pallid, touched with colour only at the thick hanging lobes of his ears and at the wide wings of his nose.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
A very different Holmes, this active, alert man, from the introspective and pallid dreamer of Baker Street.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Weak, and thin, and pallid, he awoke at last from what seemed to have been a long and troubled dream.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
It was with a feeling of personal pride that I could see a faint tinge of colour steal back into the pallid cheeks and lips.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
For a short space of time I remained at the window watching the pallid lightnings that played above Mont Blanc and listening to the rushing of the Arve, which pursued its noisy way beneath.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
The freshly green foliage looked sickly, the dogwood pallid, and the flowering crab, so beautifully pink a moment ago, faded and dreary.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
He shut the gate quietly after her, and made a spot of light on the dark ground, showing the pallid flowers still standing there open in the night.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
The old man sat up erect, pallid, and like a corpse which rises under the influence of a galvanic shock.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
He saw the bed, and on the mattress that young man, bleeding, white with a waxen whiteness, with closed eyes and gaping mouth, and pallid lips, stripped to the waist, slashed all over with crimson wounds, motionless and brilliantly lighted up.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
Terrified, pallid, noiseless in stocking feet, he did the kitchen work and the sweeping, his big red hands awkwardly careful.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
Captain Wentworth, who had caught her up, knelt with her in his arms, looking on her with a face as pallid as her own, in an agony of silence.
Persuasion By Jane Austen Context