Examples of pallid in a Sentence
The movie is a pallid version of the classic novel.
a pallid man who looked as though he'd never seen the sun
Recent Examples of pallid from the Web
All around town, shorts and tank tops, their hibernation in closets and drawers suddenly interrupted, made appearances on not-yet-beach-ready bodies—but even pallid patches of flesh radiated seductiveness after months in hiding.
RIVULETS OF RAIN run off the awning attached to Momma Bear’s Fry Bread, a compact food trailer that beams like a lighthouse against the pallid sky and the pea-gravel parking lot that recently has become its home.
Does that mean that the future of the galaxy belongs to pallid, hyper-aggressive lizards?
Built of marble as pale as moonlight, its rows of pallid stone yield a stunning view of the Parthenon on the nearby Acropolis.
The dinosaur-like pallid sturgeon can grow up to 6 feet (1.83 meters) long.
Perhaps he was locked in a dark room somewhere, pallid with shock.
The entity looks like a pallid slab of human subcutaneous tissue, or a shiny undercooked pancake.
Public support for her, though, has been falling in polls as growth remains pallid and as China uses its economic and diplomatic clout to try to divide Taiwanese opinion and keep her government in check.
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PALLID Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pallid for English Language Learners
: very pale in a way that suggests poor health
: dull and uninteresting
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