Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • With paleness; with a pale or wan look or appearance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a pale manner; dimly; wanly; not freshly or ruddily.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In a pale manner; lightly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in a manner lacking interest or vitality
  • adverb in a pale manner; without physical or emotional color

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Examples

  • They came at her, faces too much in shadow to see more than palely gleaming eyes.

    Dark Moon of Avalon

  • She was standing at the very edge of the place where the circles joined, magic glowing palely at her feet.

    The Demons Covenant

  • Here the American comic atheist rises up: unencumbered, disenthralled, in rude existential health, not huddled palely in some priest-ridden twilight but soaking up the UV of reality.

    An Atheist Walks Into a Bar …

  • They came at her, faces too much in shadow to see more than palely gleaming eyes.

    Dark Moon of Avalon

  • She was standing at the very edge of the place where the circles joined, magic glowing palely at her feet.

    The Demons Covenant

  • Here the American comic atheist rises up: unencumbered, disenthralled, in rude existential health, not huddled palely in some priest-ridden twilight but soaking up the UV of reality.

    An Atheist Walks Into a Bar …

  • This pallid, anemic Rod-husk seems to have been drained of the life-force, palely loitering, limp and impotent, on the fringes of abject submission to the Guardian-Independent ethos of brillo-bearded, sandal-shod, bleeding-heart piety.

    Giving evidence to the Chilcot inquiry, Tony Blair said: “I...

  • Simmering palely over the huge oval stage like morning mist, tutus spread out like water lilies, they work the poetic metaphors of the titular lake more thoroughly than any production I know.

    Swan Lake

  • Here the American comic atheist rises up: unencumbered, disenthralled, in rude existential health, not huddled palely in some priest-ridden twilight but soaking up the UV of reality.

    An Atheist Walks Into a Bar …

  • They came at her, faces too much in shadow to see more than palely gleaming eyes.

    Dark Moon of Avalon

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