pale-faced


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pale-faced

adj
having a pale face
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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Adj.1.pale-faced - having a pale face
faced - having a face or facing especially of a specified kind or number; often used in combination; "a neatly faced terrace"
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pale-faced

[ˌpeɪlˈfeɪst] ADJpálido
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The Huron chief was tied up before all the pale-faced warriors, and whipped like a dog."
Such colloquies have occupied many a pair of pale-faced weavers, whose unnurtured souls have been like young winged things, fluttering forsaken in the twilight.
Too much horrified to speak, They can only shriek, shriek, Out of tune, In a clamorous appealing to the mercy of the fire, In a mad expostulation with the deaf and frantic fire, Leaping higher, higher, higher, With a desperate desire, And a resolute endeavor Now - now to sit, or never, By the side of the pale-faced moon.
Pale-Faced Lie is a riveting memoir of a Native American family raised on the Navajo Indian Reservation.
She pointed out that Murtada can not go out to play alone or even go to school, for fear of being hated by the Taliban, and that "everyone thinks he is rich after meeting Messi." Mortadha, the slender, pale-faced boy, had a reputation he had not dreamed of in 2016 when the media circulated a picture of him wearing a plastic bag similar to that of Argentina's blue and white jersey, with the name Barcelona's famous Messi and No.
When she turned to him, her face damp with tears, Alex was pale-faced and speechless.
The pale-faced gothic facades of frontwoman Heather Baron-Gracie and drummer Ciara Doran do not initially scream hightech pop.
But he was just a skinny, pale-faced boy in denims, a poet dressed as a hobo.
Ask also of the pale-faced ladies in wheelchairs, who, it seemed, even with the help of their carers, had not been able to enjoy the outside air for many months, if they would approve of having killed the little boy who put on a Dorothy Dinosaur hat.
Are you watching them or the singers?" - Musician and broadcaster Tony Hatch "Stupid and unrealistic" - President Vladimir Putin's response to those who believe he wants to invade another country "There aren't a lot of pale-faced, stick-thin men in Hollywood" - Actor/comedian Stephen Merchant, pictured, right
Meanwhile, lots of pale-faced men wander aimlessly, take inappropriately timed selfies or just panic as their other halves go into labour.
In case you're unfamiliar with the shenanigans of the pale-faced menace, the Joker is a cheerfully psychotic serial killer who is the arch-enemy of one brooding caped crusader.