pale

(redirected from palest)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
Related to palest: Palestine

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
References in periodicals archive ?
Critique: A deftly crafted and riveting read from beginning to end, "The Palest Ink" once again demonstrates author Kay Bratt's extraordinary storytelling talents as a first class novelist.
THE QUICKIE QUINTET THE perfect portable kit for easy eye make-up looks, Clarins 5-Colour Eye Palette Pretty Day, PS33, pools five wearable shades, from palest nude through to shimmering chocolate.
It is Chris Keenan's flared shallow bowls to which I rind myself particularly drawn: one particularly large one caught my attention, flared to almost gravity-defying proportions, the palest celadon rim contrasting with a more darkly pooled inner, tenmoku making the most subtle of appearances as a series of fleeting track marks, which added to the sense of movement.
And if you're color-challenged and unsure whether the white you're eyeing is more on the rosy side or the orange side, follow it in the fan deck from its palest iteration to its deepest, to see its true undertone.
As a desert subspecies of wolf, Arabian Wolf is the smallest and palest of all, but still several times larger than a fox.
Muscari "Valerie Finnis" - which is named after the inspirin gardener and photographer - has tubular racemes of charming palest blue flowers that distinguish it from the deeper hues of most muscari.
At the store this morning I met an animal lying in styrofoam six inches wide, unbreathing palest red.
The Cottage Collection is drenched in the palest of washes for spring.
OFFER 1: CLEMATIS ICE BLUEO The stunning Clematis Ice Blue is a wonderful showy climber with impressive single flowering blooms which are white with the palest blue shading.
THE palest of pink and blushingly beautiful - that's the Chteau Coussin Sainte Victoire 2009 (Oddbins, pounds 13.
This year it''s all about colour, from the palest pinks and baby blues to the most vibrant ends of their respective spectrums.
1 Rock Star A giant rock crystal crowns the palest silver lambskin bag by Clara Karsavina, the fave designer for Hollywood glamour girls from Hayden Panettiere to Melanie Griffith, Beyonce and Jada Pinkett Smith.