blench (v.) 1
flinch, start, shrink
Ham II.ii.595 [Hamlet alone, of Claudius] If 'a do blench
TC I.i.30 [Troilus to Pandarus] Patience herself ... / Doth lesser blench at sufferance than I do
TC II.ii.69 [Troilus to Hector] There can be no evasion / To blench from this, and to stand firm by honour

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