One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘his naturally anaemic face became even paler’
colourless, bloodless, pale, pallid, wan, ashen, white, white as a ghost, white as a sheet, grey, jaundiced, waxen, chalky, chalk-white, milky, pasty, pasty-faced, whey-faced, peaky, sickly, tired-looking, washed out, sallow, drained, drawn, sapped, ghostly, deathly, deathlike, bleached
2‘‘attraction’ was an anaemic description of her feelings’
feeble, weak, insipid, pallid, pale, wishy-washy, vapid, bland, poor, puny, flat, inadequate
lame, tame, uninspired, unimaginative, lacklustre, spiritless, half-hearted, vigourless, lifeless, powerless, impotent, ineffective, ineffectual, enervated, bloodless
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