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pall 1

noun

  • 1 a rich velvet pall
    funeral cloth, coffin covering
  • 2 a pall of black smoke
    cloud, covering, cloak, veil, shroud, layer, blanket
  • Phrases

    cast a pall over

    1
    the bad news from home cast a pall over our honeymoon
    spoil, cast a shadow over, overshadow, cloud, put a damper on

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    pall 2

    verb

  • 1 the high life was beginning to pall
    become/grow tedious, become/grow boring, lose its/their interest, lose attraction, wear off;
    weary, sicken, nauseate;
    irritate, irk
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