Antonyms of paled:
blushing, flushed, pink, blooming, florid, flush, full-blooded, glowing, red, rosy, rubicund, ruddy, sanguine.
Examples of usage:
  1. The red glow of fire paled and died.
    "The Young Forester", Zane Grey.
  2. But at the sight of the young monk, paled and tired- looking, yet perfectly serene, his self- control broke down.
    "Dawn of All", Robert Hugh Benson.
  3. She was silent again awhile, and paled once more; then her colour came back to her, and she held out her hand to him and said kindly: Thou being what thou art, I thank thee for thy dealings with me; and now until to- morrow, when I shall ask thee of that again, I am friends with thee; so come now, and let us eat and drink together.
    "The Water of the Wondrous Isles", William Morris.