"blench" Definition

  1. v. i. To shrink; to start back; to draw back, from lack of courage or resolution; to flinch; to quail.
  2. v. i. To fly off; to turn aside.
  3. v. t. To baffle; to disconcert; to turn away; -- also, to obstruct; to hinder.
  4. v. t. To draw back from; to deny from fear.
  5. n. A looking aside or askance.
  6. v. i. & t. To grow or make pale.

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Position in dictionary: 11152 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. i., v. i., v. t., v. t., n., v. i. & t.,
Words that start with "blench": 5
Words that end with "blench": 1
Words that contain "blench": 5
Next words in dictionary: blench holding, blenched, blencher, blenching, blend, blende, blended, blender, blending, blendous
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English Dictionary Definition of blench

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