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 Meanings and Examples of PALL
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
pall
 v.  grow tiresome; have dulling, wearisome, or boring effect
Classic Sentence:
1  Some sort of shadowy pall seems to be coming over our happiness.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
2  It had perhaps served often as a pall for the dead.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10
3  A look of pain came across him, and he flung the rich pall over the picture.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10
4  Beneath its purple pall, the face painted on the canvas could grow bestial, sodden, and unclean.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10
5  I've had a hell of a good time--such a hell of a good time that it's begun to pall and now I want something different.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXIII
6  The tableau all waned at last with the pallidness aloft; and once more the Pequod and every soul on her decks were wrapped in a pall.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 119. The Candles.
7  They spread in vast clouds overhead, writhing, curling; then, uniting in one giant river, they streamed away down the sky, stretching a black pall as far as the eye could reach.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 2
8  An unvaried pall of cloud muffled the whole expanse of sky from zenith to horizon.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XII. THE MINISTER'S VIGIL
9  Again, Miss Murdstone, in a black velvet gown, that looks as if it had been made out of a pall, follows close upon me; then my mother; then her husband.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. I FALL INTO DISGRACE
10  And roses fall your crimson pall.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 7
11  Nor were they less careful to prevent any unhallowed layman from touching the pall, which, having been that used at the funeral of Saint Edmund, was liable to be desecrated, if handled by the profane.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
12  One of those facades cast its shadow on the other, which fell over the garden like an immense black pall.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI—THE BEGINNING OF AN ENIGMA
13  The sun had not yet set when the hearse with the white pall and the black cross entered the avenue of the Vaugirard cemetery.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO BE DRUNK IN ORDER TO BE ...
14  And at its bidding, the smoke of the drowsy factories sweeps down upon the mighty city and covers it like a pall, while yonder at the University the stars twinkle above Stone Hall.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In V
15  Before that time, she knew, a hundred generations of Carols will aspire and go down in tragedy devoid of palls and solemn chanting, the humdrum inevitable tragedy of struggle against inertia.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
Example Sentence:
1  The study of word lists can eventually pall and put one to sleep.
2  His funny stories begin to pall on his listeners after the second time of telling.