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 Meanings and Examples of BLANCH
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
blanch
 v.  cause to turn white or become pale; take color from; bleach
Classic Sentence: (23 in 2 pages)
1  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.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 13. The Hundred Days.
2  In fact, to get Wurmser, it sufficed to blanch the hair of Wellington.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI—QUOT LIBRAS IN DUCE?
3  I leaned against a gate, and looked into an empty field where no sheep were feeding, where the short grass was nipped and blanched.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
4  Well might she put the question: his face was blanched as her gown.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
5  In a few seconds she stretched herself out stiff, and turned up her eyes, while her cheeks, at once blanched and livid, assumed the aspect of death.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
6  Edgar sprang to his unbidden guest, blanched with astonishment and rage.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
7  Carol saw that George Edwin Mott and the blanched Mr. and Mrs. Dawson were not yet hypnotized.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
8  But blanched to a corpse's hue with despair, the Mate had stolen away.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 132. The Symphony.
9  He blanched like one who has come to the edge of a cliff at midnight and is suddenly made aware.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 6
10  Their blanched faces shone in the dusk.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 12
11  The Iron Duke remained calm, but his lips blanched.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE PLATEAU OF MONT-SAINT-JEAN
12  They looked on, vaguely blanched with the reflection of so much joy at this sweet swarming of the hives.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER IV—GAYETIES
13  The twilight pallor of the sky blanched the earth, and the lane formed a livid line between two rows of dark bushes.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER II—MOTHER PLUTARQUE FINDS NO DIFFICULTY IN EXPLAI...
14  Thinking to purge the city, the population is blanched like plants raised in cellars.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE LAND IMPOVERISHED BY THE SEA
15  Tom blanched and dropped his eyes.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
Example Sentence:
1  Although age can blanch his hair, he is still vigorous and energetic.
2  You blanch almonds to remove their skins.
3  His face blanched as he looked at Sharpe's blood-drenched uniform.
4  The girl blanched with fear at the sight of the snake.
5  The new manager will be given carte blanche as long as she can increase the company's profits.