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English definition of “pale”

pale

adjective [-er/-est only]  /peɪl/ us  
(of a person’s face) having less color than usual, or (of a color or light) not bright or strong: a pale blue scarf A pale young man answered the door.

pale

verb [I]  /peɪl/ us  
to become lighter than usual in color: Madeleine sickened and paled during the next two days.
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