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synonyms for paling

  • blanch
  • decrease
  • dim
  • diminish
  • dull
  • fade
  • faint
  • lessen
  • muddy
  • tarnish
  • whiten
  • go white
  • grow dull
  • lose color
  • lose luster
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antonyms for paling

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  • brighten
  • develop
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • extend
  • grow
  • increase
  • raise
  • strengthen
  • darken
  • glow
  • radiate
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How to use paling in a sentence

Soon the balloon, taking an oblique ascent, hovered over the darkened landscape, and the paling lights also disappeared.
URANIACAMILLE FLAMMARION
Richard danced till the morn was paling, despite two great welts on his forehead.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
Towards the end of May, one lovely evening, we happened both to be out on opposite sides of the paling, both walking slowly.
HONORINEHONORE DE BALZAC
In one corner lay a heap of wood, apparently part of an old paling.
FRANK FAIRLEGHFRANK E. SMEDLEY
Alternately flushing and paling, Xenie stared at him, still clasping the little child to her wildly beating heart.
A DREADFUL TEMPTATIONMRS. ALEX. MCVEIGH MILLER
Never a boy in all the school had crossed that paling at a spring, without laying his hands upon it; but Martin did.
MARTIN RATTLERR.M. BALLANTYNE
It was a little spot, screened by an old moss-grown paling, from the neighbouring garden on the one side and a lane on the other.
NIGHT AND MORNING, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
His chilly blue eyes watched her face, and saw it paling slowly under his gaze.
THE DEVOURERSANNIE VIVANTI CHARTRES
And, at the moment when his cheeks were paling over some horrid relation, he could hear the whole gang joining in a hearty laugh.
SHADOW, THE MYSTERIOUS DETECTIVEPOLICE CAPTAIN HOWARD
It was evident that the paling had been run across the garden, which must have been very extensive.
THE INTERNATIONAL MONTHLY, VOLUME 3, NO. 1, APRIL, 1851VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PALING

  • batten
  • billet
  • boom
  • crossbar
  • crosspiece
  • ingot
  • lever
  • paling
  • pig
  • pole
  • rail
  • rib
  • rule
  • shaft
  • slab
  • spar
  • spoke
  • stake
  • stick
  • streak
  • strip
  • stripe
  • stroke
  • backstop
  • balustrade
  • bar
  • barbed wire
  • barricade
  • block
  • chains
  • cyclone
  • defense
  • dike
  • guard
  • hedge
  • net
  • paling
  • palisade
  • pickets
  • posts
  • rail
  • railing
  • rampart
  • roadblock
  • shield
  • stockade
  • stop
  • wall
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.