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Synonyms for pale

Synonyms for pale

of a light color or complexion

being weak in quality or substance

to lose normal coloration; turn pale

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a wooden strip forming part of a fence

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turn pale, as if in fear

very light colored

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(of light) lacking in intensity or brightness

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lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness

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abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress

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not full or rich

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Protestant white males of the eastern establishment claimed the role of pragmatic, forward-looking Americans and saw their push beyond the Pale and into the West as a grand destiny.
From time to time in the history of international law various weapons have been thought to be so cruel as to be beyond the pale of human tolerance.
As things stand Google will allow the removal of gambling ads and sponsored search results by 'family filter' software, and even in these strained economic times there still remain a couple of products beyond the pale on its banned list.
Jones seems to have access to an endless archive of stories from his native Washington, DC, drawing primarily from those areas far beyond the pale of power, privilege, and prestige.
Demand for moderately-priced housing in the boroughs, especially in areas once beyond the pale by property developers, is forecast to continue rising, according to urban policy analysts.
Furthermore, the Democrats can't really have it both ways--intimating that Bush's actions are egregious, and that censure for those actions is beyond the pale.
His contention that marriage is "a human construct," and that "it will continue to evolve according to the needs and understandings of human society" simply goes beyond the pale.
Finally, in many cases, the print is adorned with a colored-paper passe-partout whose childish embellishments would seem guaranteed to place the work beyond the pale of much of the professional art world.
Maybe this was the legendary 78th offense that puts me beyond the pale of scriptural responsibility.
Characters in FX's new comedies willfully attempt to out-offend David - no mean feat - with behavior that can extend, for good and ill, beyond the pale.
This is not an idealized recall of a tradition that has suffered a devastating blow during the last three centuries and that has now been pushed beyond the pale of existence by modern science built upon a worldview quite contrary to its predecessor; this metaphysical aspect of the Islamic scientific tradition can be ascertained through thousands of manuscripts and books still at our disposal.
And from beyond the pale of irrelevance, Fran Richard, the much-lamented ex-Time/Warner (Turner) media tycoon who is being ressurected by English-OZ combine, is back and he's bringing the old news.
The proposed six-fold increase in the penalty rate, however, is beyond the pale of good tax policy.
I VOTED FOR BUSH BEFORE, BUT THE ARROGANCE OF HIS ADMINISTRATION IS BEYOND THE PALE.
But for Congress to provide a forum for the views of 'ex-gay' ministries is beyond the pale and an insult to millions of Americans.