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pall

noun

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  1. 1 a boxlike container for holding a dead body bearing her husband's pall were her four brothers and two nephews Synonyms of pall bier, box, casket, coffin, sarcophagusWords Related to pall charnel (also charnel house), crypt, sepulchre (or sepulcher), sepulture, tomb, vault; urn; body bag

  2. 2 an overspreading element that produces an atmosphere of gloom a persistent pall of distrust has overtaken this administration and will remain until the president resigns Synonyms of pall darkness, cloud, shadowWords Related to pall fog, haze, mist, murk, penumbra, umbra; midnight, night; mantle, shroud, veil

  3. 3 something that covers or conceals like a piece of cloth a pall of gloom overshadowed the failing theater's last production Synonyms of pall blanket, cope, cover, covering, coverture, cover-up, curtain, hood, mantle, mask, cloak, penumbra, robe, shroud, veil, wrapsWords Related to pall blind, concealer, screen, shield; fig leaf, Potemkin village, Trojan horse; camouflage, disguise, facade (also façade), face, mask, veneer; gloss, varnish


pall

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of pall

  1. to grow less in scope or intensity especially gradually viewers' interest in the reality show eventually palled Synonyms of pall abate, decline, de-escalate, die (away or down or out), diminish, drain (away), drop (off), dwindle, ease, ebb, fall, fall away, lessen, let up, lower, moderate, decrease, phase down, ratchet (down) also rachet (down), recede, relent, remit, shrink, subside, taper, taper off, waneWords Related to pall compress, condense, constrict, contract; evaporate, fade (away), fritter (away), give out, melt (away), peter (out), tail (off), vanish; slacken, slow (down); alleviate, relax; flag, sink, weaken; cave (in), collapse, deflateNear Antonyms of pall appear, emerge, show up; blow up, distend, elongate, lengthenAntonyms of pall accumulate, balloon, build, burgeon (also bourgeon), enlarge, escalate, expand, grow, increase, intensify, mount, mushroom, pick up, rise, snowball, soar, swell, wax



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