Textual thesaurus for "pale"

(adj) pallid, wan

abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress

the pallid face of the invalid; her wan face suddenly flushed

(adj) pallid

lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness

a pale rendition of the aria; pale prose with the faint sweetness of lavender; a pallid performance

(adj) pallid, wan, sick

(of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble

the pale light of a half moon; a pale sun; the late afternoon light coming through the el tracks fell in pale oblongs on the street; a pallid sky; the pale (or wan) stars; the wan light of dawn

(noun) picket

a wooden strip forming part of a fence

(verb) blanch, blench

turn pale, as if in fear