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pale

 
 
pronunciation:
peIl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Homophone Note
part of speech: adjective
inflections: paler, palest
definition: light or close to white in color.
Her face was so pale that I thought she was sick.
similar words:
dull, light, white
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derivations: palely (adv.), paleness (n.)
Homophone Note
Are you looking for the word pail (a bucket)? Pale and pail sound alike but have different meanings.