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English definition of “blench”

blench

verb [I]     /blentʃ/
to move back or away suddenly or react physically because something frightens, disgusts (= shocks), or upsets you: At the sight of the dead animal, Diana blenched.Not liking humorous to be very unwilling to do something: My sister blenches at the very thought of changing a baby's nappy.Unwilling and reluctantReady and willingLacking interest and enthusiasm
(Definition of blench verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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