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waxen

adjective uk   /ˈwæk.sən/ literary us  
A waxen face has pale, shiny skin and does not look healthy: a waxen complexion
Translations of “waxen”
in Chinese (Traditional) (臉色)蠟黃的,蒼白的,病態的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (脸色)蜡黄的,苍白的,病态的…
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