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Definition 1: hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window) - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for pall in the sense of this definition

(pall is a kind of ...) a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight

"they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet"

(pall is a kind of ...) (usually plural) the instrumentalities (furniture and appliances and other movable accessories including curtains and rugs) that make a home (or other area) livable

(... is a kind of pall ) a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery

(... is a kind of pall ) a curtain of fabric draped and bound at intervals to form graceful curves

(... is a kind of pall ) a drapery that covers the front of an altar

(... is a kind of pall ) a heavy curtain hung across a doorway

(... is a kind of pall ) a curtain that keeps water from splashing out of the shower area

(... is a kind of pall ) a hanging cloth that conceals the stage from the view of the audience; rises or parts at the beginning and descends or closes between acts and at the end of a performance

(pall is a part of ...) a small hole (usually round and finished around the edges) in cloth or leather for the passage of a cord or hook or bar

Definition 2: burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for pall in the sense of this definition

(pall is a kind of ...) cloth used to cover a corpse in preparation for burial

Definition 3: a sudden numbing dread - [noun denoting feeling]

Synonyms for pall in the sense of this definition

(pall is a kind of ...) fearful expectation or anticipation

"the student looked around the examination room with apprehension"

Definition 4: lose interest or become bored with something or somebody - [verb of body]

Samples where pall or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I'm so tired of your mother and her complaints about my food

Synonyms for pall in the sense of this definition

(pall is a kind of ...) grow worse

"Her condition deteriorated" "Conditions in the slums degenerated" "The discussion devolved into a shouting match"

(... is a kind of pall ) use up all one's strength and energy and stop working

"At the end of the march, I pooped out"

(... is a kind of pall ) lose interest

"he retired from life when his wife died"

Definition 5: lose strength or effectiveness; become or appear boring, insipid, or tiresome (to) - [verb of change]

Samples where pall or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the course palled on her

(pall is a kind of ...) become weaker

"The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days"

Definition 6: become less interesting or attractive - [verb of change]

Synonyms for pall in the sense of this definition

(pall is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

Definition 7: lose sparkle or bouquet - [verb of change]

Samples where pall or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • wine and beer can pall

Synonyms for pall in the sense of this definition

(pall is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

Definition 8: cause to become flat - [verb of change]

Samples where pall or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • pall the beer

(pall is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

(pall causes ...) lose sparkle or bouquet

"wine and beer can pall"

Definition 9: cause surfeit through excess though initially pleasing - [verb of consumption]

Samples where pall or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Too much spicy food cloyed his appetite

Synonyms for pall in the sense of this definition

(pall is a kind of ...) fill to satisfaction

"I am sated"

Definition 10: cover with a pall - [verb of contact]

(pall is a kind of ...) provide with a covering or cause to be covered

"cover her face with a handkerchief" "cover the child with a blanket" "cover the grave with flowers"

Definition 11: cause to lose courage - [verb of emotion]

Samples where pall or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • dashed by the refusal

Synonyms for pall in the sense of this definition

(pall is a kind of ...) to compel or deter by or as if by threats

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