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blench

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of blench

  1. to draw back in fear, pain, or disgust she blenched from the horrible sight Synonyms blench, cringe, quail, recoil, shrink, squinch, winceRelated Words blanch, pale, whiten; quake, quiver, shake, shudder, tremble; crouch; jerk, start, twitch; recede, retire, retreat, withdraw; falter, hesitate, reel, waverNear Antonyms advance, approach, near; beard, challenge, confront, defy, face

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blench

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of blench

  1. to make white or whiter by removing color we'll have to blench the sheets with bleach to restore that snow-white look Synonyms blanch, bleach, blench, decolorize, dull, fade, pale, snow, wash outRelated Words brighten, lighten; dim, mat (also matte or matt); etiolate; whitewash; frost, silverNear Antonyms blacken; blotch, checker, dapple, daub, discolor, fleck, marble, mottle, pattern, polychrome, shade, speck, speckle, splotch, spot, streak, striate, stripe, tarnish, variegate; color, dye, paint, pigment, stain, tincture, tinge, tint; burnish, polish, shineAntonyms darken, deepen, embrown


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