Example sentences for: pallid

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

  • To make certain that the viewer catches the negative ad's drift, double-exposed over the scene is a shot of a pallid, black-and-white Dole and a grimacing Gingrich.

  • On the evidence of The Replacement Killers , they seem bent on turning the most galvanic figure of Hong Kong action cinema into a pallid family man--domesticating him in all senses.

  • Early rock co-existed with pallid pop music.

  • The art direction, costume design, and photography are top-notch: "It's the most gorgeous, sumptuous, painterly movie ever made about multiple decapitations" (Jeff Giles, Newsweek ). Johnny Depp, playing Ichabod Crane as an effete Manhattan detective sent to get to the bottom of a rash of beheadings, shines (or more accurately, is appropriately pallid).

  • Only then could Chanel daringly use dull black textiles, until then associated with widows' weeds and maids' uniforms, for plain but costly little dresses that made the contrived, bright, or pallid garb of the belle époque look foolish.


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