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pale

adjective anemic in comparison, become impooent, become tarnished, colorless in comparison, contrast, dim, dismal, drab, drained of color, dreary in comparison, fails in comparison, feeble in comparison, flat in comparison, flimsy in comparison, frail in comparison, ghastly, impotent, inadequate, incompetent, ineffective, insufficient, lackluster, languishing, lose their luster, lusterless, obfuscated, pallid
See also: ambit, border, boundary, capacity, circuit, district, locality, nebulous, obscure, outline, periphery, sphere
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there was a card tied to this, on which was palely visible in typewriting [']For Christabel From the women of Tallahassee Who truly honour you Who keep your memory green And continue your work'.
in a manner palely reminiscent of [Jauch's] old teacher Pauli" (p.
Caius, but the remaining roles were rather palely portrayed.
The knight/poet awakens from his dream of death to a blasted, post-catastrophic landscape where he remains indefinitely, an undead lyric voice feebly explaining: "And this is why I sojourn here, / Alone and palely loitering, / Though the sedge is wither'd from the lake, / And no birds sing" (271).
Oh what can ail thee, knight at arms, Alone and palely loitering ?
A fragment of wall within shone palely in the moonlight as Reb Motke went on stating.
37) The neoplasm is composed of cells with centrally placed, oval to fusiform nuclei with inconspicuous nucleoli and palely eosinophilic cytoplasm embedded in a prominent myxoid stroma.
individual right and justice must burn more palely when it is ringed by