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verb as in become afraid

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He blanches when I mention that Lohan was mean to him and leaps to her defense.

Small craftsmen were donors, drapers, and day laborers, and of course Queen Blanches donjons of Castile are to be seen.

Light blanches the reddish-yellow of saffron, even when it is contained in a full phial well corked.

N "Cartes-blanches" is a hand at Piquet without a court card—it counts ten.

Before the expression of his visage the face of every man born on our shores quails and blanches.

Whether things went equally well with Mr. Jernyngan and his Blanche (or either of his Blanches) does not seem to be recorded.


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On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to blanches, such as: flinch, recoil, wince, start, pale, and shrink.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.