1. pale, blanch, blench, discolor, discolour, colour, color

usage: turn pale, as if in fear

2. blanch, parboil, cook

usage: cook (vegetables) briefly; "Parboil the beans before freezing them"


1. ashen, blanched, bloodless, livid, white, colorless (vs. colorful), colourless

usage: anemic looking from illness or emotion; "a face turned ashen"; "the invalid's blanched cheeks"; "tried to speak with bloodless lips"; "a face livid with shock"; "lips...livid with the hue of death"- Mary W. Shelley; "lips white with terror"; "a face white with rage"

2. etiolate, etiolated, blanched, colorless (vs. colorful), colourless

usage: (especially of plants) developed without chlorophyll by being deprived of light; "etiolated celery"

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