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Synonyms for pale

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. pale

    pallid, wan, faint, dim, undefined, etiolated, sallow, cadaverous

    ruddy, high-colored, conspicuous, deep

Princeton's WordNet

  1. picket, paleadjective

    a wooden strip forming part of a fence

    spotter, lookout man, lookout, piquet, sentry, watch, picket, sentinel, scout

    colorful, colourful, strong, full, dark

  2. paleadjective

    very light colored; highly diluted with white

    "pale seagreen"; "pale blue eyes"

    pallid, wan, sick

    colorful, colourful, strong, dark, full

  3. pale, pallid, wan, sickadjective

    (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble

    "the pale light of a half moon"; "a pale sun"; "the late afternoon light coming through the el tracks fell in pale oblongs on the street"; "a pallid sky"; "the pale (or wan) stars"; "the wan light of dawn"

    queasy, sickish, mad, unhinged, sick(p), sick, ghastly, grisly, wan, fed up(p), gruesome, nauseous, macabre, brainsick, ill, sick of(p), demented, crazy, grim, disturbed, tired of(p), unbalanced, disgusted, nauseated, pallid

    colorful, full, dark, colourful, strong

  4. pale, pallidadjective

    lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness

    "a pale rendition of the aria"; "pale prose with the faint sweetness of lavender"; "a pallid performance"

    pallid, wan, sick

    colourful, full, dark, colorful, strong

  5. pale, pallid, wanadjective

    abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress

    "the pallid face of the invalid"; "her wan face suddenly flushed"

    pallid, wan, sick

    strong, colorful, dark, colourful, full

  6. paleverb

    not full or rich

    "high, pale, pure and lovely song"

    pallid, wan, sick

    full, strong, colourful, colorful, dark

  7. pale, blanch, blenchverb

    turn pale, as if in fear

    parboil, blench, blanch

    colourful, full, strong, colorful, dark

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. paleadjective

    pallid, wan, ashy, whitish, colorless, cadaverous, not ruddy

  2. paleadjective

    dim, sombre

  3. palenoun

    picket, stake

  4. palenoun

    enclosure, circuit

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. paleadjective

    pallid, wan, colorless, ghastly, blanched, cadaverous, etiolate, ashy, dim, faint, indistinct, obscure

    ruddy, buxom, flushed, blowzed

  2. palenoun

    picket, boundary, limit, confine, fence, inclosure

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "pale":

    bali, blade, faint, light-coloured, light, leap, palley, livid


  1. List of known nicknames for "Pale":

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How to use pale in a sentence?

  1. Josh Shapiro:

    This is who Doug Mastriano is, doug Mastriano is so dangerous. Doug Mastriano is so extreme. Doug Mastriano is so beyond the pale.

  2. Bettina Elias Siegel:

    This is really beyond the pale in terms of its aggressive marketing to kids.

  3. James Mitchell:

    In my view, the CIA analysts and the CIA targeters are incredible, to do this, to besmirch them, I think, is beyond the pale.

  4. Carter Page:

    Liars and leakers in Washington and more broadly the political class in United States actually had a much more negative impact, all of the discussions about the influence that the Russian government had on the U.S. election would actually pale in comparison to the much heavier influence that the U.S. government actually had in trying to hurt then-candidate Trump. That negative impact based on these complete lies has continued to put a dark shadow over United States in general.

  5. Barry Mano:

    But violating our personal space is just simply not acceptable. What we saw in this video is just so beyond the pale it’s astonishing when you see it. Everybody in our industry saw that video and said, ‘ Okay, that’s enough. ’ There’s no way anything like this does n’t have a commensurate consequence. with this one, because the video is there for the world to see, that’s why we’re experiencing this cry for some sort of resolution.

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    • A. Contradictory
    • B. Ignorant
    • C. Stupid
    • D. Demented

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