blanch with (an emotion)

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blanch with (an emotion)

To become visibly pale as a result of feeling a particular emotion. All of my friends ran into the creepy haunted house, but I blanched with fear when I saw it. Stella blanched with disgust at the plate of cooked ants that had been set before her.
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blanch with something

Fig. to become pale with some emotion, such as anger or fear. He saw the injury and blanched with fear. Lily blanched with anger as Max walked out.
See also: blanch
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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