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What is another word for blanch?

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To make or become pale in complexion
“She drew back into her chair, recoiling before him, and he saw horror leap to her eyes and blanch her face.”
To turn or make white or pale through a process of decolorization
“In the next stage of decomposition, the bones blanch and whiten.”
To prepare meat or vegetables by plunging them in boiling water
Blanch the pears very quickly in boiling water, and peel the fruit.”
To flinch from shock, fear, or a similar emotion
“At that moment, I felt myself blanch at the sight of Franco entering the main gate with several other men on horseback.”
To paint white, typically with a lime and water mixture
Injure with very hot liquid or steam
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