Pale synonyms and antonyms

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Lacking clarity or distinctness:
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Faintly or unclearly perceived; indistinct:
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(By extension) Weak; listless; lacking power, vigor, vitality, or colorfulness.
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Made from the wood of the ash-tree.
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Resembling death.
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Unnaturally pale, as from physical or emotional distress.
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Having no color; colorless.
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(Printing) To cover or make illegible with white coloring. Often used with out.
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To treat with bleach, especially so as to whiten (fabric, paper, etc) or lighten (hair).
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Comparatively high on the scale of brightness:
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To make white or whiter; to bleach or blanch.
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Unable to produce a profitable yield of crops:
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(Intransitive) To lose a sharp edge; to become dull.
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Weak; faint; suggesting unhappiness.
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Without blood
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Suggestive of death; corpselike:
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Horrifyingly shocking.
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To bleach (endive, celery, etc.) by earthing up or covering so as to keep away light and improve the appearance, flavor, or tenderness
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(Pathology) Characteristic of, or accompanied by ischemia—local anaemia due to mechanical obstruction of the blood supply.
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To emit (light or energy) in rays or waves.
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Of or like alabaster; esp., smooth and white
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Blanched because of sunlight deprivation or excessive exposure to sunlight.
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Of clothes. When they lose some of their original colour from being washed so often.
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Lacking color or intensity
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Having richness or depth:
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Of or pertaining to wax.
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The definition of sallow is skin that looks a little yellow.
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Sickly-looking, peaky.
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Of pastel
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Like chalk in color; dull white
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(Obs.) A place of confinement
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A pathological condition of plants that grow in places that provide insufficient light, as under stones. It is characterized by elongated stems and pale color due to lack of chlorophyll.
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A barrier, as of wooden or metal posts, rails, wire mesh, etc., used as a boundary or means of protection or confinement
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The state of being ghastly
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Alternative spelling of enclosure.
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A lack of blood supply in an organ or tissue
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The state or quality of being livid.
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The state of being pallid or pale.
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(Music) To reduce (a perfect or minor interval) by a semitone.
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To move or go around completely; make a circuit of:
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To insert in an envelope, wrapper, etc., often along with something else
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To fade is defined as to become less bright, to grow more faint, less popular, or less strong, or to begin to wither away and disappear.
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To put at hazard upon the issue of competition, or upon a future contingency; to wager; to pledge.
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Having high colour from exposure to the weather; ruddy-faced; disordered.
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The definition of buxom is a woman with large breasts.
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Having a healthy red color
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Of a pale or grayish yellow to yellowish white.
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Resembling water; watery.
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Lacking force or substance; weak or insipid:
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A prefix that means “prehistoric” (as in paleontology ) or “early or primitive” (as in Paleolithic ).
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(Intransitive) To fly off; to turn aside.
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Of, like, or covered with ashes
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Simple past tense and past participle of flush.
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Present participle of glow.
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become, make lighter or weakened
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become, make lighter or weakened
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To make dark or darker by reducing light.
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To make or become bright or brighter.
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To radiate thermal heat.
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Dark red in the face; flushed
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Ghastly, pale, wan in appearance.
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Of or like paste in color or texture
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Mildly dizzy or faint:
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To cause to appear pale and sickly:
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Third-person singular simple present indicative form of color
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A ship or airplane that patrols a defense perimeter
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Alternative form of green about the gills.
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Of a battery, empty of charge; discharged.
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(Simile, said of a human's complexion) Very white or pale, as if suffering from shock.
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Just to all parties; equitable:
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(Of an image etc) not clearly defined or not having a sharp outline; faint or dim
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Lacking color or intensity
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Of or caused by a spectrum or spectra
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The definition of a boundary is a line or something else that marks a limit or border.
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Persuasive, effective, and cogent:
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Not bright, intense, or glaring; subdued
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Of food or drink, having the rich taste or thick, smooth texture of cream, whether or not it actually contains cream.
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Dull or dark:
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Synonym Study

  • Livid refers to a grayish-blue complexion, as of one in great rage or fear, but is also sometimes used now of a white or red complexion
  • Ashen implies the grayish paleness of the skin as in death
  • Wan suggests the paleness resulting from an emaciating illness
  • Pallid suggests a paleness resulting from exhaustion, faintness, emotional strain, etc.
  • Pale , in this comparison the least connotative of these words, implies merely an unnatural whiteness or colorlessness, often temporary, of the complexion
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