Example sentences for: pale

How can you use “pale” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Inspired as these follies are, they pale before the state's most expensive boondoggle (and history's biggest bond default): the $26 billion WPPSS (Washington Public Power Supply System) cash-toss.

  • After all, "to pale" means "to be whiter" and if as the headline would have it, "whiter" means "less bad," then "white" means "good."

  • The subject of writing systems was considered beyond the pale by structural linguists, as it was not a reflex of natural utterance but a secondary representation.

  • Mysterious white bauble on lapel could be pale and delicate cameo, membership pin in pernicious organization, or perhaps a dab of spilled food.

  • The day will be rainy and cool and I will wear an old jacket of pale wool that was once my Uncle Lew's.


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