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sallow
n. any of several Old World shrubby broad-leaved willows having large catkins; some are important sources for tanbark and charcoal
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sallow
v. cause to become sallow; "The illness has sallowed her face"
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sickly, sallow
adj. unhealthy looking
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etiolate, blanched, etiolated
adj. (especially of plants) developed without chlorophyll by being deprived of light; "etiolated celery"
waxy, waxlike, waxen
adj. having the paleness of wax; "the poor face with the same awful waxen pallor"- Bram Stoker; "the soldier turned his waxlike features toward him"; "a thin face with a waxy paleness"
colourless, colorless
adj. lacking in variety and interest; "a colorless and unimaginative person"; "a colorless description of the parade"
delicate
adj. exquisitely fine and subtle and pleasing; susceptible to injury; "a delicate violin passage"; "delicate china"; "a delicate flavor"; "the delicate wing of a butterfly"
imperfect
adj. not perfect; defective or inadequate; "had only an imperfect understanding of his responsibilities"; "imperfect mortals"; "drainage here is imperfect"
frail
adj. physically weak; "an invalid's frail body"
unsound
adj. not sound financially; "unsound banking practices"
anaemic, anemic
adj. lacking vigor or energy; "an anemic attempt to hit the baseball"
pale
adj. not full or rich; "high, pale, pure and lovely song"
wan
adj. lacking vitality as from weariness or illness or unhappiness; "a wan smile"
under the weather, poorly, peaked, seedy, unwell, sickly, indisposed, ailing
adj. somewhat ill or prone to illness; "my poor ailing grandmother"; "feeling a bit indisposed today"; "you look a little peaked"; "feeling poorly"; "a sickly child"; "is unwell and can't come to work"
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angry
adj. severely inflamed and painful; "an angry sore"
rheumy, rheumatoid, rheumatic, creaky, arthritic
adj. of or pertaining to arthritis; "my creaky old joints"; "rheumy with age and grief"
wheezy, wheezing, asthmatic
adj. relating to breathing with a whistling sound
blebby, blistery
adj. covered with small blisters
tumid, turgid, tumescent, intumescent, puffy
adj. abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas; "hungry children with bloated stomachs"; "he had a grossly distended stomach"; "eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids"; "swollen hands"; "tumescent tissue"; "puffy tumid flesh"
inflammatory
adj. characterized or caused by inflammation; "an inflammatory process"; "an inflammatory response"
ulcerated, ulcerous, cankerous
adj. having an ulcer or canker
carbuncular, carbuncled
adj. afflicted with or resembling a carbuncle
carious
adj. (of teeth) affected with cavities or decay
caseous
adj. of damaged or necrotic tissue; cheeselike
chilblained
adj. having chilblains; "her poor chilblained hands"
gassy, flatulent, colicky
adj. suffering from excessive gas in the alimentary canal
seedy, infirm, enfeebled, debilitated
adj. full of seeds; "as seedy as a fig"
pathological, pathologic, morbid, diseased
adj. caused by or altered by or manifesting disease or pathology; "diseased tonsils"; "a morbid growth"; "pathologic tissue"; "pathological bodily processes"
dropsical, edematous
adj. swollen with an excessive accumulation of fluid
enlarged
adj. larger than normal; "enlarged joints"
mortified, gangrenous
adj. suffering from tissue death
ingrowing, ingrown
adj. growing abnormally into the flesh; "an ingrown toenail"
membrane-forming, membranous
adj. characterized by formation of a membrane (or something resembling a membrane); "membranous gastritis"
sunburnt, sunburned
adj. suffering from overexposure to direct sunlight
varicose
adj. abnormally swollen or knotty; "varicose veins"
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healthy
adj. having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease; "a rosy healthy baby"; "staying fit and healthy"
wholesome
adj. conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being; "wholesome attitude"; "wholesome appearance"; "wholesome food"
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