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paling

see definition of paling
  • verbbecome, make lighter or weakened
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Synonyms for paling

verb become, make lighter or weakened
  • blanch
  • decrease
  • dim
  • diminish
  • dull
  • fade
  • faint
  • lessen
  • muddy
  • tarnish
  • whiten
  • go white
  • grow dull
  • lose color
  • lose luster

Antonyms for paling

  • brighten
  • develop
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • extend
  • grow
  • increase
  • raise
  • strengthen
  • darken
  • glow
  • radiate
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fence

noun. barrier used to enclose a piece of land
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