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Meaning of pall

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a sudden numbing dread [syn: {chill}, {pall}]
      2: burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped [syn: {pall},
         {shroud}, {cerement}, {winding-sheet}, {winding-clothes}]
      3: hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window) [syn:
         {curtain}, {drape}, {drapery}, {mantle}, {pall}]
      v 1: become less interesting or attractive [syn: {pall}, {dull}]
      2: cause to lose courage; "dashed by the refusal" [syn: {daunt},
         {dash}, {scare off}, {pall}, {frighten off}, {scare away},
         {frighten away}, {scare}]
      3: cover with a pall
      4: cause surfeit through excess though initially pleasing; "Too
         much spicy food cloyed his appetite" [syn: {cloy}, {pall}]
      5: cause to become flat; "pall the beer"
      6: lose sparkle or bouquet; "wine and beer can pall" [syn:
         {die}, {pall}, {become flat}]
      7: lose strength or effectiveness; become or appear boring,
         insipid, or tiresome (to); "the course palled on her"
      8: lose interest or become bored with something or somebody;
         "I'm so tired of your mother and her complaints about my
         food" [syn: {tire}, {pall}, {weary}, {fatigue}, {jade}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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