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Synonyms for palely

in a manner lacking interest or vitality

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Alveolar soft part sarcoma with the classic appearance of large cells with abundant granular palely eosinophilic cytoplasm arranged in a nested growth pattern (A).
9) When she saw Daniel, shedding red and white fuzz, she said palely that she was afraid now she would lose little Stephen, it was hope that killed you, wasn't it, best not to hope, but what else could you do, sitting there?
Whirling spray and rock and cloud together, Turner's squally watercolour looms out of the 19th century like a typhoon, capturing all the precariousness of the beacon palely glimpsed in the midst of an almighty gale.
Quinn's Oskar is less palely interesting than his movie counterpart, more of a gauche, naive young teen, but that very ordinariness helps elicit sympathy.
This is typified by relatively hypocellular proliferation of bland, palely eosinophilic spindle cells with wavy nuclei in a myxoid background.
Personally, I think it's best when it's palely loitering in a cheesy sauce as a midweek supper at home, probably with a chunk of crusty bread.
The tap class includes a couple of formerly woebegone males who've been convinced to stop loitering palely and take up vigorous Terpsichore.
Mameri came one afternoon and took away the velvet-upholstered living room chairs as my mother watched, kneading her hands and smiling palely.
THE SUN HADN'T broken the eastern horizon before the first flock of Canada geese appeared against the palely lit sky.
Certainly O'Brien, so palely intense earlier in the week that it looked as if he was attending under orders, had paused for reflection.
Sarah Jones, The Dining Room (Francis Place) I, 1997 [umlaut] Sarah Jones, courtesy Maureen Palely, London; inset, Sarah Lucas, Self Portrait with Mug of Tea 1993 [umlaut] Sarah Lucas
in the mysterious stillness of the grassy underworld, palely glimmering like myriad folded tents.
In a major arbitration, the task of tracing and assembling these documents may take months and cost considerable sums of money, with phrases such as 'warehouse discovery' only palely reflecting the scope of the work to be done.
There is also, arguably, a response, in The Macdermots to Lady Morgan's Wild Irish Girl 'in focusing on a now-diminished Irish family of noble line: Morgan's Milesian Prince of Inishmore is palely echoed in Trollope's Larry Macdermot, a true Milesian, descendant of a Connaught Prince.