1(Of a person’s face) very pale with shock, fear, or illness: Eleanor’s ashen face
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- His face was ashen white, and he looked like a ghost, his skin almost translucent.
- Daphne freezes, seeing the sudden fear on her father's ashen face.
- Days later, pictures of the residents' ashen faces were plastered over the papers and broadcast on the news every night, invariably showing tightly strapped face-masks.
Words that rhyme with ashenfashion, passion, ration
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