Meaning of BLANCH in English

BLANCH

(~es, ~ing, ~ed)

1.

If you ~, you suddenly become very pale.

His face ~ed as he looked at Sharpe’s blood-drenched uniform...

She felt herself ~ at the unpleasant memories.

VERB: V, V at n

2.

If you say that someone ~es at something, you mean that they find it unpleasant and do not want to be involved with it.

Everything he had said had been a mistake. He ~ed at his miscalculations...

VERB: V at n

3.

If you ~ vegetables, fruit, or nuts, you put them into boiling water for a short time, usually in order to remove their skins, or to prepare them for freezing.

Skin the peaches by ~ing them.

VERB: V n

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