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
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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.
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.
One of the major plot threads concerns the conflict between the evil Red Queen, Iracebeth (a feisty, snapping Helena Bonham Carter), and her sister, the angelic White Queen, Mirana (a pallid Anne Hathaway).
The shelter occasionally gets more exotic visitors passing through for whatever reason, like the pallid swift from Spain, the long-legged buzzard from Turkey, and the Cory’s shearwater that stowed away aboard a freighter in the North Sea.
A photograph of a pallid-looking Kesha sobbing in the back of the courtroom while the verdict was read has been circulated broadly, aggravating difficult memories for many women who have suffered under the industry’s chauvinism.
That some kindly basketball god would drive a stake through the lump of hardened pus that beats once per century in team president Pat Riley's pallid, sunken chest?
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Origin and Etymology of pallid
Latin pallidus — more at pale
First Known Use: 1590
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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