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b lanch

  • v  turn pale, as if in fear
  • v  cook (vegetables) briefly

  • Today, at respectable dinner tables, words are casually uttered that would make Victorians blush, blanch or burst.
  • Then on guinea pigs, rabbits and monkeys they demonstrated that the extract neutralized diphtheria toxin and infantile paralysis virus, and caused scarlet fever rashes to blanch.
  • Words like "penis" and "breasts" and "pubic hair" would enter the public record repeatedly in so somber and untitillating a fashion that no one in the hearing room would blanch .
News & Articles

  • AP Sportlight
    1887 — Lottie Dod of Britain, 15, becomes the youngest woman to win the women's singles championship at Wimbledon, defeating Blanch Bingley 6-2, 6-0.
    July 5, 2013 - KENS 5 San Antonio
  • LATEST NEWS
    1887 — Lottie Dod of Britain, 15, becomes the youngest woman to win the women's singles championship at Wimbledon, defeating Blanch Bingley 6-2, 6-0. 1933 — The first major league All-Star game is played at Comiskey Park, Chicago.
    July 5, 2013 - Greenwich Time
Quotes

  • Steven Goertzen in Troy Record
    Blanch was doing his job sticking up for his teammate,Goertzen said. "So we'll kill those (penalties) any day of the week."
  • John Adams in Washington Post
    You'll blanch when I tell you this,Adams says. "I'm actually working on a novel."
  • Bobby Bowden in The State
    I don't want carte blanch,Bowden says. "I never wanted carte blanch. I would like a level playing field. Autonomy? No. I'd like to look at it more like give me what those guys are operating with. That's level. If I'm expected to have those...

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