pale

01. He looked quite [pale] this morning, and went home sick.
02. We painted our kitchen a [pale] green.
03. Heather went all [pale] when she heard of the death of her grandmother.
04. Hsu-Fen looked tired and [pale] after studying all night.
05. Birds were flying here and there in the [pale] blue sky.
06. She has a very [pale] complexion, and always looks a little ill.
07. His face was deathly [pale] when they found him lying beside the road, and rescuers feared the worst.
08. There is a Chinese proverb which observes that the [palest] ink is better than the best memory.
09. Would you like the [pale] yellow or the dark yellow for the bathroom?
10. Puffy, white clouds hung motionless in the [pale] blue sky.
11. She looked quite [pale] standing next to her darkly tanned friend.
12. He has a [pale] band of white around his wrist from where his watch covers his arm.
13. The old woman's face went [pale] and she began to tremble when the doctor gave her the news that her husband had died.
14. The famine that hit the country in 1960 will [pale] in comparison to what could happen in the coming months if something isn't done to help people now.
15. The destruction caused by the first attack on the WTC absolutely [pales] in comparison to the devastation caused by the attacks of September 11th, 2001.
16. The effect of conventional munitions [pales] into insignificance beside the power of a battlefield nuclear weapon.

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