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Word Example of - blend

    Example Sentences for blend

    I blend with those enjoyments that of some chosen books, which teach me to become better.

    You can turn the paw around and blend with the end that is free of paint.

    Her blue eyes were inscrutably grave, but Clara saw a blend of lofty exaltation and corroding anguish in them.

    Such is the mythical statement in which three conceptions seem to blend.

    One is wise, however, to have a particular color scheme in mind and to buy all china to blend with it.

    Add the cream, molasses, cinnamon, ginger and cloves and blend smooth.

    Spring wheat flour requires somewhat more water than the winter wheat, or the blend of the two.

    We learn from these that pure foundation tone does not blend.

    Gray, on the other hand, appears like a blend of black and white.

    She divined him, moreover, to be a blend of boldness and timidity.

Word Origin & History of - blend

    Word Origin & History

    blend c.1300, in northern writers, from O.E. (Mercian) blondan or O.N. blanda "to mix," or a combination of both; perhaps from P.Gmc. *blandjan "to blind," via a connecting notion of "to make cloudy," from PIE base *bhel- (1) "to shine, flash, burn" (see bleach). Cf. Lith. blandus "troubled, turbid, thick;" O.C.S. blesti "to go astray." Related: Blended.