• WordNet 3.6
    • adj pale-colored having a pale color
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In literature:

They say that her limbs became rooted fast in the ground; and a livid paleness turned part of her color into {that of} a bloodless plant.
"The Metamorphoses of Ovid" by Publius Ovidius Naso
She felt that she turned very pale, but her change of color was not discernible in the shadow.
"Which?" by Ernest Daudet
His flesh wasted visibly, and his ruddy color paled.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 103, May, 1866" by Various
You remember they were pale green, just the color of the plant, and so transparent and soft they looked most harmless.
"Little Busybodies" by Jeanette Augustus Marks and Julia Moody
They are of a pale yellow, silvery grey, brown and reddish colors.
"Anecdotes of the Habits and Instinct of Animals" by R. Lee
And when she waked there was already a little flicker of color in her pale face.
"If You Touch Them They Vanish" by Gouverneur Morris
Smiles' face was very pale, so pale that her large eyes by contrast appeared almost startling in their depth and color.
"'Smiles'" by Eliot H. Robinson
Pallescent: becoming pale or light in color or tint.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
The color mounted into Phil's cheeks and slowly receded, leaving him pale, and still with downcast eyes.
"Rival Pitchers of Oakdale" by Morgan Scott
The color came and went in her face, leaving it, at last, pale and startled.
"Nell, of Shorne Mills" by Charles Garvice
She turned pale at seeing him, but with the color returning she came forward and held out her hand.
"Old Ebenezer" by Opie Read
The frog is generally shrunken, often of a pale-red color, and at times is affected with thrush.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
Her face colored like a pale spring blossom, looked strangely ethereal above her brocade jacket.
"The Best Short Stories of 1919" by Various
Doris was always well, but she had the Adams complexion, which was rather pale, with color when she was warm, or enthusiastic or indignant.
"A Little Girl in Old Boston" by Amanda Millie Douglas
He wondered if she had heard of Dick's engagement and if her color covered a pale heart.
"Jewel Weed" by Alice Ames Winter
The Special Messenger laughed, and her lovely, pale face lighted up with color.
"Special Messenger" by Robert W. Chambers
The little face relaxed, the eyes lost their glassy stare, the color returned to the pale lips.
"The Right Knock" by Helen Van-Anderson
They are of a pale gray color, flecked and spotted over the surface with brown, slate gray, and lavender.
"Birds Illustrated by Color Photograph [April, 1897]" by Various
Finally, a number of pale brown numerals which are either faded blue-greens, or else indicate a fourth color in the original.
"Commentary Upon the Maya-Tzental Perez Codex" by William E. Gates
If we reject it the vivid colors will grow pale; it will be a baleful meteor, portending tempest and war.
"Washington and the American Republic, Vol. 3." by Benson J. Lossing

In poetry:

Her thin, pale hair is dimly dressed
Above a brow lined deep with care,
The color of a leaf long pressed,
A faded leaf that once was fair.
"The Solitary" by Madison Julius Cawein
I read once of a flower that lonely grew,
Apart, with trembling stem and pale of hue;
The mountain-world of cold and strife
Gave little life
And less of color.
"Lector Thaasen" by Bjornstjerne Bjornson
I hunger for your sleek laugh,
your hands the color of a savage harvest,
hunger for the pale stones of your fingernails,
I want to eat your skin like a whole almond.
"Sonnet XI" by Pablo Neruda
The day declines, the colors pale,
The peaks will soon be ashen gray;
Yet, though the shades of night prevail,
The darkness hath not come to stay;
And if no leaves of gold remain,
The sun will bring the Spring again.
"Lake Como In Autumn" by John Lawson Stoddard
Dead gold, dead bronze, dull amethystine rose,
Rose cameo, in day's gray, somber spar
Of smoky quartz--intaglioed beauty--glows
Luxuriance of color. Trunks that are
Vast organs antheming the winds' wild woes
A faded sun and pale night's paler star.
"Late October" by Madison Julius Cawein

In news:

Stacked like firewood on the countertop and on the racks in the open kitchen, these baguettes are a deep golden brown, burnished to a very dark bronze at the pointed ends — not the anemic pale colors of too many baguettes in this country.
I felt confident in my pronunciation (ON-deev) of the pale-colored leaves that are a member of the chicory family.
Gouda (GOO-dah), named for its city of origin in the Netherlands, is a pale yellow color with a red or yellow waxy rind.
He stood just over six-feet tall, had pale blue eyes and, in his early forties, receding sandy-colored hair, just starting to gray.
Leek confit (to make the confit, clean leeks and cook slowly in butter till they turn a pale green color).
Paris loves Dans de Beaux Draps, a tiny new shop in St-Germain-des-Pres, filled with antique linens, collected in French flea markets and dyed with natural pigments in exquisite colors -- mauve, pale rose, celadon, tobacco, Bordeaux.
India pale ale s are deep gold-to-amber in color, and are usually characterized by floral hop aromas and a distinctive hop bitterness on the finish.
India pale ales are deep gold-to-amber in color, and are usually characterized by floral hop aromas and a distinctive hop bitterness on the finish.
After trying out multicolored tips and pale blue streaks this summer, Lauren Conrad said that she had been "bitten my the color bug once again" and wanted to experiment with a new hair color.
The color of the universe is not an intriguing pale turquoise , as astronomers recently announced.
The color of the universe is not an intriguing pale turquoise, as astronomers recently announced.
The last bright flowers of the season, field-grown garden mums offer a cheap, colorful way to liven up the yard, but they pale in comparison with their more elegant relations.
Very pale in color (like an un-oaked chardonnay).
The pale green and white colors of this pie are not bold, but the pesto that chefs pump out of the kitchen packs a mighty fine flavor.
HOW IT LOOKS/FEELS: It's pale gold in color and has the consistency of a cream blush.

In science:

Only after careful study of the color image did B05 discover the image system 1-2, a pair of pale green and blue specks that repeats five times about the image, leaving no doubt as to its identification.
The Highest Resolution Mass Map of Galaxy Cluster Substructure To Date Without Assuming Light Traces Mass: LensPerfect Analysis of Abell 1689