blanched blanched

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) anemic looking from illness or emotion
  2. (adj) (especially of plants) developed without chlorophyll by being deprived of light

Usage(s):

  1. 1 cup frozen garden peas, blanched in salted water Directions: 1.
  2. But when I got ready to buy it on Amazon, I blanched at the $16.
  3. He blanched, and burned the evidence.

News

  1. Letter: Aspen double-speak

    Months ago I blanched when reading that Aspen City Councilman Skadron reported hearing complaints from constituents about the new Roaring Fork Transportation Authority bus stops because they looked “too nice.”
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Aspen Times

  2. Chef's table: Beet greens salad

    Serves 6 When beets are on the menu at Tomasso Trattoria, the staff is likely to be eating beet greens. They're nutritious and delicious, here blanched and sauteed, then topped with a lemon vinaigrette, chopped tomato, and toasted almonds.        
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

Quotes

  • "It turned out to be my granddaughter and they told me that I visibly blanched when they asked me if I knew her," Kwinter said.
    on Jan 21, 2005 By: Monte Kwinter Source: CTV.ca

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