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1. wale

noun. ['ˈweɪl'] a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions.

Synonyms

  • harm
  • trauma
  • welt
  • injury
  • wheal
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • good health
  • take away
  • service

Etymology

  • wale (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • val (Old Norse)
  • walu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Wale

  • quesnell
  • deverell
  • cartmell
  • withnail
  • travail
  • tramell
  • sumrell
  • prevail
  • portell
  • parcell
  • mortell
  • mcphail
  • mcgrail
  • marcell
  • macphail
  • exhale
  • carvell
  • cardell
  • bartell
  • averell
  • avenell
  • abimael
  • verrell
  • unveil
  • today'll
  • tirrell
  • surveil
  • savell
  • revell
  • rafale

How do you pronounce wale?

Pronounce wale as weɪl.

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Sentences with wale


1. Noun, singular or mass
Play it safe at the office and stick with earthy hues in a narrow or medium cord wale.

2. Adjective
Corduroy pants are defined by their ridges, with varying wale thicknesses -- some approaching velvet-like smoothness.

2. wale

noun. ['ˈweɪl'] thick plank forming a ridge along the side of a wooden ship.

Synonyms

  • vessel
  • garboard
  • gunnel
  • gun rest
  • garboard strake
  • gunwale
  • board
  • plank
  • watercraft
  • garboard plank

Antonyms

  • get off
  • disembark
  • live out
  • starve

Etymology

  • wale (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • val (Old Norse)
  • walu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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