01. She [blended] her red paint with the blue to make a beautiful purple color.
02. The band successfully [blends] jazz music with hip hop vocal styles.
03. Colonialism in Africa led to the [blending] of European culture with the native cultures.
04. The tiger's stripes help it to [blend] in with its natural environment.
05. This wine is actually a [blend] of different types of wine.
06. In the summertime, Anne [blends] a frozen banana with orange juice and fresh strawberries to produce a refreshing drink.
07. You need to [blend] the sugar with the butter and then beat them until the mixture becomes smooth.
08. [Blend] together the liquid ingredients in a separate bowl.
09. The soca music of Barbados [blends] soul with calypso, making a dance music with bold rhythms.
10. Highly integrated groups may generate social movements because they so thoroughly [blend] their members' individual and group interests.
11. The ancient city of Byzantium was the seat of government and the center of a flourishing culture [blending] Oriental and Hellenistic elements.
12. Frogs have excellent camouflage, using both color and texture to [blend] with their surroundings.
13. We put the ice cream and frozen strawberries in the [blender] to make a delicious smoothie.
14. The distinctive pattern on the hides of zebras allows them to [blend] in with their surroundings.
15. Our premium green tea is a [blend] of top quality green teas from China.
16. Santana's music is an interesting [blend] of Latin rhythms with guitar-based rock n' roll.
17. Chili powder today is typically a [blend] of dried chillies, garlic powder, red peppers, oregano, and cumin.
18. The chameleon is famous for its ability to change its color so that it [blends] in with its surroundings.
19. Singer Michael Jackson used to go to Disneyland in secret, dressed in costumes to [blend] in with the crowd.
20. The curry you buy in the grocery store is actually a [blend] of different spices.
21. Ovid once suggested that dignity and love do not [blend well], and nor do they continue long together.
22. Sue Woodman once remarked that living by basic good-mothering guidelines enables a mom to [blend] the responsibilities of parenthood with its joys; to know when to stand her ground, and when to be flexible.
23. Leon Trotsky once stated that one must know the limitations of force; one must know when to [blend] force with a maneuver, a blow with an agreement.

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  • Blend — (bl[e^]nd), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Blended} or {Blent} (bl[e^]nt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Blending}.] [OE. blenden, blanden, AS. blandan to blend, mix; akin to Goth. blandan to mix, Icel. blanda, Sw. blanda, Dan. blande, OHG. blantan to mis; to unknown… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blend — [n] composite, mix alloy, amalgam, amalgamation, brew, combination, commixture, composite, compound, concoction, fusion, interfusion, intermixture, mixture, synthesis, union; concept 432 Ant. natural element, separation blend [v1] mix amalgamate …   New thesaurus

  • blend — [blend] vt. blended or blent, blending [ME blenden < OE blendan & ON blanda, to mix < IE base * bhlendh , to glimmer indistinctly > BLIND, BLUNDER] 1. to mix or mingle (varieties of tea, tobacco, etc.), esp. so as to produce a desired… …   English World dictionary

  • Blend — Blend, v. i. To mingle; to mix; to unite intimately; to pass or shade insensibly into each other, as colors. [1913 Webster] There is a tone of solemn and sacred feeling that blends with our conviviality. Irving. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Blend — Blend, n. A thorough mixture of one thing with another, as color, tint, etc., into another, so that it cannot be known where one ends or the other begins. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Blend — Blend, v. t. [AS. blendan, from blind blind. See {Blind}, a.] To make blind, literally or figuratively; to dazzle; to deceive. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Blend — der od. das; s, s <aus engl. blend »Mischung«>: 1. Verschnitt, Mischung, z. B. Tee, Tabak, bes. aber bei alkoholischen Getränken zur Verbesserung von Geruch, Geschmack od. Farbe. 2. Verschmelzung zweier Wörter zu einer neuen absichtlichen… …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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