pale, pasty, bleak, pallid


: ux|en|I have pale yellow wallpaper.

: ux|en|She had pale skin because she didnt get much sunlight.

*: “Heavens!” exclaimed Nina, “the blue-stocking and the fogy!—and yours are pale blue, Eileen!—you’re about as self-conscious as Drina—slumping there with your hair tumbling à la Mérode! Oh, its very picturesque, of course, but a straight spine and good grooming is better.nb...

: ux|en|His face turned pale after hearing about his mothers death.

: He is but a pale shadow of his former self.

*: Apt to pale at a trodden worm.

: 2006 [http://www.nytimes.com/2006/09/14/technology/14google.html?hp&ex=1158292800&en=0715e3c0dff465e2&ei=5094&partner=homepage New York Times] Its financing pales next to the tens of billions that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will have at its disposal, ...

*: The matter of whether the world needs a fourth Ice Age movie pales beside the question of why there were three before it, but Continental Drift feels less like an extension of a theatrical franchise than an episode of a middling TV cartoon, lolling around on territory that’s already been settled.

*: The glowworm shows the matin to be near, / And gins to pale his uneffectual fire.

: rfquotek|Shakespeare

*: Deer creep through when a pale tumbles down.

*: Fourthly, they shall not vpon any occasion whatsoeuer breake downe any of our pales, or come into any of our Townes or forts by any other waies, issues or ports then ordinary [...].

*: to walk the studious cloisters pale

*: Men so situated, beyond the pale of the honor and the law, are not to be trusted.

*: All things considered, we advise the male reader to keep his desires in check till he is at least twenty-five, and the female not to enter the pale of wedlock until she has attained the age of twenty.

*: He knows the fortifications – crumbling – and beyond the city walls the lands of the Pale, its woods, villages and marshes, its sluices, dykes and canals.

*: A low-lying, marshy enclave stretching eighteen miles along the coast and pushing some eight to ten miles inland, the Pale of Calais nestled between French Picardy to the west and, to the east, the imperial-dominated territories of Flanders.

: rfquotek|Simmonds

: rfquotek|Spencer

: [Your isle, which stands] ribbed and paled in / With rocks unscalable and roaring waters. — Shakespeare.

: These mashed potatoes aren’t cooked well, they are very pasty.

: He is pasty-faced.

: label|en|figuratively He was feeling pasty.

: Are you feeling OK? You look a bit pasty.

*: When she came out she looked as pale and as bleak as one that were laid out dead.

*: Wastes too bleak to rear / The common growth of earth, the foodful ear.

*: at daybreak, on the bleak sea beach

: A bleak and bare rock.

: They escaped across the bleak landscape.

: A bleak, crater-pocked moonscape.

: We hiked across open meadows and climbed bleak mountains.

: Downtown Albany felt bleak that February after the divorce.

: A bleak future is in store for you.

: The news is bleak.

: The survey paints a bleak picture.

: The [[patient]] left the hospital but was very pallid.

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