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pall

noun uk   /pɔːl/ us    /pɑːl/

pall noun (CLOUD)

[C] a thick, dark cloud of smoke: Palls of smoke obscured our view.Clouds, dew, fog and steam [S] a negative feeling or mood: The bad news cast a pall over the evening. A pall of embarrassment descended on the room.Difficult situations and unpleasant experiencesAccidents and disasters

pall noun (CLOTH)

[C] a cloth used to cover a coffin at a funeralFunerals [C] US the coffin itself at a funeralFunerals

pall

verb [I] uk   /pɔːl/ us    /pɑːl/
to become less interesting or enjoyable: The pleasure of not having to work quickly palled.Bore and bored
(Definition of pall from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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