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Word: blanch

Definition: bleach; whiten; make white or pale


Sentences Containing 'blanch'

H.E. Harris would again prove instrumental in Sundman's success, this time allowing his 30 year old protégé and business associate carte blanch access to his company's wholesale inventory, with an initial dealer inventory advanced to Sundman valued just in excess of $25,000.
Pressing on a hive causes the skin to blanch distinguishing it from a bruise or papule.
The founder and first leader of Alpha 66 was Antonio Veciana Blanch.
Villefort would probably have rather stood opposite the muzzle of a pistol at five and twenty paces than have heard this name spoken; but he did not blanch.

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