Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A Middle English form of palace.

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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of pale.
  • noun Plural form of pale.

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Examples

  • But let me say the term pales into utter insignificance with the World Champion

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  • But let me say the term pales into utter insignificance with the World Champion

    Neandertals

  • 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.

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  • The bottom part of the shield uses vertical parallel lines, called pales, to represent red stripes, while the alternating open spaces represent white stripes.

    Draped Bust Half Dime, Heraldic Eagle, 1800-1805 : Coin Guide

  • Moreover, the $100 million price tag pales in comparison to what is spent to protect sensitive systems.

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  • 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.

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  • 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 Harvard Crimson | All Articles

  • The Aura's $2,000 price tag pales in comparison to Vertu handsets that sell for up to $300,000.

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  • The Aura's $2,000 price tag pales in comparison to Vertu handsets that sell for up to $300,000.

    RCR Wireless News

  • The Aura's $2,000 price tag pales in comparison to Vertu handsets that sell for up to $300,000.

    RCR Wireless News

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