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pales

verb
present tense third-person singular of pale

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to make white or whiter by removing color
  • the sun eventually paled my bright blue shirt

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pales

noun
plural of pale

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“Pales.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pales. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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