Synonyms for Blanch:
n.bone, butchery, beat, chill, blend, butter, bake, butcher, carve. bolt, shrink, colors, tremble, recoil, cry out, cower, hyperventilate, cringe, shout, wan, back away, etiolate. •blanch (noun)
pale, blench, parboil.
v.•become afraid (verb)
recoil, pale, shrink.
wash out, etiolate, turn pale.
Usage examples for blanch
I suppose you will not blanch Paris in your way: therefore I have been bold to trouble you with a few lines to Mr. M. B., whom you shall easily find attending the young Lord S. as his governor; and you may surely receive from him good directions for the shaping of your farther journey into Italy where he did reside, by my choice, some time for the King, after mine own recess from Venice. – Minor Poems by Milton by John Milton
A cursory observer would possibly have thought the scene grotesque; but the four men ranged at the foot of the table speedily detected in the countenances of their self- constituted judges, an expression of stern determination which caused their hearts to sink and their cheeks to blanch with sudden fear. – The Voyage of the Aurora by Harry Collingwood