To start or wince involuntarily, as from surprise or pain.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
To shrink or start involuntarily, as in pain or distress; flinch.
To draw back, bend, crouch, etc., as when afraid; shrink from something dangerous or painful
To become reduced in amount or value; dwindle:
(Intransitive) To jump back in fear.
Start is defined as to begin, set out to appear or to move suddenly.
To remove the skins of (almonds) by blanching
To come near to in place, time, character, or value; to draw nearer to.
To try; endeavor:
To become pale; blanch:
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