Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Growing or becoming pale; inclining to paleness or pallor; somewhat pallid or pale; wan.

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  • adjective Growing or becoming pale.

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Examples

  • The Genius Loci, the _tutela_ of Nightmare Abbey, the spirit of black melancholy, began to set his seal on her pallescent countenance.

    Nightmare Abbey

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  • The Genius Loci, the tutela of Nightmare Abbey, the spirit of black melancholy, began to set his seal on her pallescent countenance.

    - Thomas Love Peacock, Nightmare Abbey, ch. 9

    September 3, 2008