BLENCH in a Sentence

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 v.  draw back, from lack of courage or resolution; turn pale, as if in fear
Classic Sentence:
1  Let me behold thee then in thy bodily shape, if thou be'st indeed a fiend," replied the dying knight; "think not that I will blench from thee.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXX
2  The thunder had ceased outside, but the rain which had abated, suddenly came striking down, with a last blench of lightning and mutter of departing storm.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 15
3  He started at every flash of lightning, and blenched at every roll of thunder.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 16
Example Sentence:
1  And yet even this New York girl would blench at the idea of approaching total strangers in the streets with a poem.
2  At the sight of the dead animal, Diana blenched.
3  She blenched at the thought of picking up the dead animal.