Example sentences for: pales

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

  • In Trinidad, Motel Las Cuevas has a disco with live entertainment, but it pales in comparison to the music halls in town.

  • Such gossip pales beside this "maundering," this reverie for which I am intensely thankful; for nothing so solaces me, calms me in the perplexity of life, and miraculously raises its burdens, as this sublime power, this divine talent for writing endlessly about hardly anything at all, & one should no more interrupt it, while it lasts than one should break the crockery in one's home and leave the shards lying on the kitchen floor for no reason.

  • But the rest of the film pales in comparison: It's "fairly standard middle-of-the-road fare, simplistic, conventional, and, when the camera is not focused on Washington, lacking in things to hold our attention" (Kenneth Turan, the Los Angeles Times ). On balance, the film works: It may be "as blatantly manipulative as a pep rally," but "Mr.

  • But this bit of gratuitous groveling pales next to the sins of others--both those who remained Stalinists into the 1950s and those who did not just acquiesce in, but advocated, McCarthyism.

  • Ashkin's fastidiousness pales beside that of Charles Ray.


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