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blench

verb [I] uk   /blentʃ/ us  
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. humorous to be very unwilling to do something: My sister blenches at the very thought of changing a baby's nappy.
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