palely
adverb see pale III

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Palely — Pale ly, adv. [From Pale, a.] In a pale manner; dimly; wanly; not freshly or ruddily. Thackeray. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • palely — adverb 1. in a manner lacking interest or vitality a palely entertaining show • Syn: ↑pallidly, ↑dimly • Derived from adjective: ↑pale, ↑pallid (for: ↑pallidly) …   Useful english dictionary

  • palely — Ⅰ. pale [1] ► ADJECTIVE 1) of a light shade or hue; approaching white. 2) (of a person s face) having little colour, through shock, fear, illness, etc. 3) unimpressive or inferior: a pale imitation. ► VERB 1) become pale in one s face …   English terms dictionary

  • palely — See pale2. * * * …   Universalium

  • palely — adverb In a pale manner; lightly …   Wiktionary

  • palely — pale·ly …   English syllables

  • palely — See: pale …   English dictionary

  • dimly — adverb 1. in a dim indistinct manner (Freq. 10) we perceived the change only dimly • Syn: ↑indistinctly • Derived from adjective: ↑indistinct (for: ↑indistinctly), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pallidly — adverb in a manner lacking interest or vitality a palely entertaining show • Syn: ↑palely, ↑dimly • Derived from adjective: ↑pale (for: ↑palely), ↑pallid * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Christopher Priest (novelist) — For other people of the same name, see Christopher Priest (disambiguation). Christopher Priest Born 14 July 1943(1943 07 14) Cheadle, United Kingdom Occupation Writer Nationality British Ethnicity …   Wikipedia

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