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- n. Plural form of pale.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of pale.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Middle English form of palace.
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But let me say the term pales into utter insignificance with the World Champion
The execution of the picture of the Christian is not much better -- it is too much to use, in the sense here given to them, no fewer than three verbs -- "pales" -- "rolls" -- "starts," in four lines.
The bottom part of the shield uses vertical parallel lines, called pales, to represent red stripes, while the alternating open spaces represent white stripes.
Moreover, the $100 million price tag pales in comparison to what is spent to protect sensitive systems.
For both Akpan and Nyamekye, I'm guessing the disappointment in waiting to hear their names called pales in comparison to the jubilation of beginning a professional career in the sport they love.
The Aura's $2,000 price tag pales in comparison to Vertu handsets that sell for up to $300,000.
Iraq is a place for the oil sector right now, and everything else kind of pales in comparison.
Sending everyone a birthday card on time, kind of pales in comparrison to your 2009 goals.
For another Free City Collective discourse on race urging guerrilla "pales" and revolutionary "blacks" to recognize themselves as members of a category ( "street") that transcended classifications of race, see [Peter Coyote], "Flower Power Smothers," San Francisco Express Times 1, no.
I hate to say it but Obama kind of pales in comparasin.
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