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English verb: blanch

1. blanch (body) turn pale, as if in fear

Synonymsblench, pale

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)color, colour, discolor, discolour

2. blanch (change) cook (vegetables) briefly

SamplesParboil the beans before freezing them.

ExamplesThe chefs blanch the vegetables


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)cook

Domain categorycookery, cooking, preparation

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