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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


Synonymsparboil


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cook


Domain categorycookery, cooking, preparation









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