Definition of 'ashen-faced'
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Coughlin stared ashen-faced at Dennison as the realization of what he was planning slammed into him like a punishing blow to the body. THE DEVIL'S DOORBeside her, Grace sat ashen-faced, complaining of feeling sick. GRACEThe door opened and Van Dehn entered, ashen-faced, having spent the past twenty minutes on the telephone to the Rijksmuseum. ALASTAIR MCLEAN'S 'NIGHT WATCH'
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Used Rarely. ashen-faced is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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