palest

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Adjective[edit]

palest

  1. superlative form of pale: most pale
    • 1908, W. B. M. Ferguson, Zollenstein, chapterIV:
      So this was my future home, I thought! [] Backed by towering hills, the but faintly discernible purple line of the French boundary off to the southwest, a sky of palest Gobelin flecked with fat, fleecy little clouds, it in truth looked a dear little city; the city of one's dreams.

Verb[edit]

palest

  1. (archaic) second-person singular simple present form of pale
    • 1851, Herman Melville, Moby-Dick, Chapter 36
      “[…] Who’s over me? Truth hath no confines. Take off thine eye! more intolerable than fiends’ glarings is a doltish stare! So, so; thou reddenest and palest; my heat has melted thee to anger-glow. But look ye, Starbuck, what is said in heat, that thing unsays itself. []

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