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pale

pale

 
 
pronunciation:
peIl
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: paler, palest
definition: light in color.
Her face was so pale that I thought she was sick.
synonyms:
dull, light
antonyms:
brilliant
similar words:
dim, faded, flat, neutral, soft, weak, white
derivations: palely (adv.), paleness (n.)
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