Example sentences for: pales

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

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

  • 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.

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

  • care that has no spirit in it: it has alreadydrowned in a medium sleep pales before: and

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