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  Definition of pale
  1. a wooden strip forming part of a fence
  2. turn pale, as if in fear
  3. abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress; "the pallid face of the invalid"; "her wan face suddenly flushed"
  4. lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness; "a pale rendition of the aria"; "pale prose with the faint sweetness of lavender"; "a pallid performance"
  5. very light colored; highly diluted with white; "pale seagreen"; "pale blue eyes"
  6. not full or rich; "high, pale, pure and lovely song"
  7. (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 li
Similar Words: picket, blanch, blench, pallid, wan

 

Part Meronyms: picket fence, paling

 

Derivational Morphology: picket, lividness, lividity, luridness, paleness, pallidness, pallor, wanness, achromasia

 

Anagrams: leap, plea, peal, Alep

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: e celet   Catalan: pàlid  
Chinese: 苍白   Danish: bleg  
Dutch: bleek   Finnish: kalpea  
French: pâle   German: hell  
Hebrew: חור   Hungarian: sápadt  
Italian: pallido   Japanese: 青ざめた  
Korean: 창백한   Latin: pallidus  
Polish: blady   Portuguese: pálido  
Romanian: pal   Russian: бледный  
Serbian: bled   Spanish: pálido  
Swedish: blek   Welsh: gwelw  
 
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