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Doughy vs. Pale

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Doughyadjective

Having the characteristics of dough especially in appearance or consistency: as

Paleadjective

Light in color.

‘I have pale yellow wallpaper.’; ‘She had pale skin because she didn't get much sunlight.’;

Doughyadjective

pale and flabby

Paleadjective

(of human skin) Having a pallor (a light color, especially due to sickness, shock, fright etc.).

‘His face turned pale after hearing about his mother's death.’;

Doughyadjective

soft and heavy

Paleadjective

Feeble, faint.

‘He is but a pale shadow of his former self.’;

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Doughyadjective

Like dough; soft and heavy; pasty; crude; flabby and pale; as, a doughy complexion.

Paleverb

(intransitive) To turn pale; to lose colour.

Doughyadjective

having the consistency of dough because of insufficient leavening or improper cooking;

‘the cake fell; it's a doughy mess’;

Paleverb

(intransitive) To become insignificant.

Paleverb

(transitive) To make pale; to diminish the brightness of.

Paleverb

To enclose with pales, or as if with pales; to encircle or encompass; to fence off.

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Palenoun

(obsolete) Paleness; pallor.

Palenoun

A wooden stake; a picket.

Palenoun

(archaic) Fence made from wooden stake; palisade.

Palenoun

(by extension) Limits, bounds (especially before of).

Palenoun

The bounds of morality, good behaviour or judgment in civilized company, in the phrase beyond the pale.

Palenoun

(heraldry) A vertical band down the middle of a shield.

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Palenoun

(archaic) A territory or defensive area within a specific boundary or under a given jurisdiction.

Palenoun

(historical) The parts of Ireland under English jurisdiction.

Palenoun

(historical) The territory around Calais under English control (from the 14th to 16th centuries).

Palenoun

(historical) A portion of Russia in which Jews were permitted to live.

Palenoun

(archaic) The jurisdiction (territorial or otherwise) of an authority.

Palenoun

A cheese scoop.

Palenoun

A shore for bracing a timber before it is fastened.

Paleadjective

Wanting in color; not ruddy; dusky white; pallid; wan; as, a pale face; a pale red; a pale blue.

‘Speechless he stood and pale.’; ‘They are not of complexion red or pale.’;

Paleadjective

Not bright or brilliant; of a faint luster or hue; dim; as, the pale light of the moon.

‘The night, methinks, is but the daylight sick;It looks a little paler.’;

Palenoun

Paleness; pallor.

Palenoun

A pointed stake or slat, either driven into the ground, or fastened to a rail at the top and bottom, for fencing or inclosing; a picket.

‘Deer creep through when a pale tumbles down.’;

Palenoun

That which incloses or fences in; a boundary; a limit; a fence; a palisade.

Palenoun

A space or field having bounds or limits; a limited region or place; an inclosure; - often used figuratively.

Palenoun

A region within specified bounds, whether or not enclosed or demarcated.

Palenoun

A stripe or band, as on a garment.

Palenoun

One of the greater ordinaries, being a broad perpendicular stripe in an escutcheon, equally distant from the two edges, and occupying one third of it.

Palenoun

A cheese scoop.

Palenoun

A shore for bracing a timber before it is fastened.

Paleverb

To turn pale; to lose color or luster.

‘Apt to pale at a trodden worm.’;

Paleverb

To make pale; to diminish the brightness of.

‘The glowworm shows the matin to be near,And 'gins to pale his uneffectual fire.’;

Paleverb

To inclose with pales, or as with pales; to encircle; to encompass; to fence off.

‘[Your isle, which stands] ribbed and paled inWith rocks unscalable and roaring waters.’;

Palenoun

a wooden strip forming part of a fence

Paleverb

turn pale, as if in fear

Paleadjective

very light colored; highly diluted with white;

‘pale seagreen’; ‘pale blue eyes’;

Paleadjective

(of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble;

‘the pale light of a half moon’; ‘a pale sun’; ‘the late afternoon light coming through the el tracks fell in pale oblongs on the street’; ‘a pallid sky’; ‘the pale (or wan) stars’; ‘the wan light of dawn’;

Paleadjective

lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness;

‘a pale rendition of the aria’; ‘pale prose with the faint sweetness of lavender’; ‘a pallid performance’;

Paleadjective

abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress;

‘the pallid face of the invalid’; ‘her wan face suddenly flushed’;

Paleadjective

not full or rich;

‘high, pale, pure and lovely song’;

Paleadjective

light in colour or shade; containing little colour or pigment

‘choose pale floral patterns for walls’;

Paleadjective

(of a person or their complexion) having less colour than usual, typically as a result of shock, fear, or ill health

‘she looked pale and drawn’;

Paleadjective

(of a light) not strong or bright

‘a pale dawn’;

Paleadjective

inferior or unimpressive

‘the new cheese is a pale imitation of continental cheeses’;

Paleverb

become pale in one's face from shock or fear

‘I paled at the thought of what she might say’;

Paleverb

seem or become less important

‘all else pales by comparison’;

Palenoun

a wooden stake or post used with others to form a fence.

Palenoun

a conceptual boundary

‘bring these things back within the pale of decency’;

Palenoun

an area within determined bounds, or subject to a particular jurisdiction.

Palenoun

another term for English Pale

Palenoun

the areas of Russia to which Jewish residence was formerly restricted.

Palenoun

a broad vertical stripe down the middle of a shield.

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