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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 blench /ˈblɛnʧ/
 (vi.)退縮,畏縮

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Blench v. i. [imp. & p. p. Blenched p. pr. & vb. n. Blenching.]
 1. To shrink; to start back; to draw back, from lack of courage or resolution; to flinch; to quail.
    Blench not at thy chosen lot.   --Bryant.
    This painful, heroic task he undertook, and never blenched from its fulfillment.   --Jeffrey.
 2. To fly off; to turn aside. [Obs.]
    Though sometimes you do blench from this to that.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Blench, v. t.
 1. To baffle; to disconcert; to turn away; -- also, to obstruct; to hinder. [Obs.]
    Ye should have somewhat blenched him therewith, yet he might and would of likelihood have gone further.   --Sir T. More.
 2. To draw back from; to deny from fear. [Obs.]
    He now blenched what before he affirmed.   --Evelyn.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Blench, n. A looking aside or askance. [Obs.]
    These blenches gave my heart another youth.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Blench, v. i. & t.  To grow or make pale.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 blench
      v : turn pale, as if in fear [syn: pale, blanch]