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Today's word is:
verb [ no obj. ]
Make a sudden flinching movement out of fear or pain: he blenched and struggled to regain his composure.
ORIGIN: Old English blencan 'deceive,' of Germanic origin; later influenced by blink.
verb [chiefly dialect]
variant spelling of blanch.