I paled and decided this was the end for me, but instead of a lynching I got a round of applause at the end.
Somehow those emails that had seemed so important last week paled to insignificance today.
But that paled in comparison to the costs of a statewide campaign with an outlandish, gaffe-prone candidate.
I enjoyed it, but thought it paled in comparison to their debut.
In the chaos of evacuation, the question of whether or not Beethoven should be allowed to go to Vienna paled somewhat.
The face of Garay paled again, and he gazed at Robert in a sort of dazed fashion.
They paled, for the sun, who had lit them up, was coming to light the earth.
If she paled, the dusky stain in whose existence Virginia so tenaciously believed hid the sign of her emotion.
Her face went white, then flushed red, and then paled again.
Ramsa Lal stood the lantern upon the stump of a broken pillar, where its faint yellow light was paled by the moon-rays.
early 14c., from Old French paile "pale, light-colored" (12c., Modern French pâle), from Latin pallidus "pale, pallid, wan, colorless," from pallere "be pale, grow pale," from PIE *pel- (2) "pale" (see pallor). Pale-face, supposed North American Indian word for "European," is attested from 1822.
early 13c. (c.1200 in Anglo-Latin), "stake, pole, stake for vines," from Old French pal and directly from Latin palus "stake, prop, wooden post," related to pangere "to fix or fasten" (see pact).
From late 14c. as "fence of pointed stakes;" figurative sense of "limit, boundary, restriction" is from c.1400. Barely surviving in beyond the pale and similar phrases. Meaning "the part of Ireland under English rule" is from 1540s, via sense of "territory held by power of a nation or people" (mid-15c.).
late 14c., "become pale; appear pale" (also, in Middle English, "to make pale"), from Old French paleir (12c.) or from pale (adj.). Related: Paled; paling.
Completely exhausted, esp by drugs or liquor; wasted (1970s+ Canadian teenagers)