- 1. picket, pale, strip
- usage: a wooden strip forming part of a fence
- 1. pale, blanch, blench, discolor, discolour, colour, color
- usage: turn pale, as if in fear
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- 1. pale, light (vs. dark), light-colored
- usage: very light colored; highly diluted with white; "pale seagreen"; "pale blue eyes"
- 2. pale, pallid, wan, sick, weak (vs. strong)
- usage: (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble; "the pale light of a half moon"; "a pale sun"; "the late afternoon light coming through the el tracks fell in pale oblongs on the street"; "a pallid sky"; "the pale (or wan) stars"; "the wan light of dawn"
- 3. pale, pallid, colorless (vs. colorful), colourless (vs. colourful)
- usage: lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness; "a pale rendition of the aria"; "pale prose with the faint sweetness of lavender"; "a pallid performance"
- 4. pale, pallid, wan, colorless (vs. colorful), colourless
- usage: abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress; "the pallid face of the invalid"; "her wan face suddenly flushed"
- 5. pale, thin (vs. full)
- usage: not full or rich; "high, pale, pure and lovely song"
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