Definition Of pales

verb

a broad vertical stripe down the middle of a shield.

A narrow pale is more likely if it is uncharged, that is, if it does not have other objects placed on it.

a wooden stake or post used as an upright along with others to form a fence.

Get creative with a picket fence and have diagonal pales nailed to the horizontal boards.

become pale in one's face from shock or fear.

I paled at the thought of what she might say

seem less impressive or important.

all else pales by comparison

Example Of pales

  • A narrow pale is more likely if it is uncharged, that is, if it does not have other objects placed on it.

  • All of a sudden his face paled , as though some part of his being suddenly evaporated.

  • And just like that, five hours in line paled before thirty seconds of very genuine warmth from a man who, by the end of the night, had signed for a thousand people.

  • Any approach to human psychology which recognizes that the brain is the product of natural selection lies within the pale .

  • As much as he enjoyed his career, it paled into insignificance beside the love he felt for his family.


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