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.

  • 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.

  • In Varadero, the Cabaret Continental at the Hotel Internacional (shows nightly from 8:30pm to 3am) pales in comparison with the former venues but is nonetheless an enjoyable and sometimes fairly raunchy song-and-dance extravaganza.

  • 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.

  • The selection of tourist mementos is interesting enough, but pales in comparison to the open-air Mercato San Lorenzo just north of the Duomo near the church of the same name.


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