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Sample sentences for the GRE study word blanch

blanch can be used as a verb

1.In fact, to get Wurmser, it sufficed to blanch the hair of Wellington. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
2.But I was to learn that the Martian smile is merely perfunctory, and that the Martian laugh is a thing to cause strong men to blanch in horror. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
3."You know, Monsieur Poirot, that you have carte blanche in every way.. - from The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
4.He gave carte blanche--and when a millionaire gives carte blanche he usually gets i. - from The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie
5.In spite of the carte blanche assured to him, he had not yet acquired the habit of going about with any considerable sum of money on him. - from The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie
6.I understand that you give me carte blanche to act for you, provided only that I get back the gems, and that you place no limit on the sum I may draw.. - from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
7.We did not know at the time, but afterwards found out, that she had made it a _sine qua non_ that she should have carte blanche as to the use of the rod. - from The Romance of Lust by Anonymous

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