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blight
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Moby Dick
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  • But this, his thinness, so to speak, seemed no more the token of wasting anxieties and cares, than it seemed the indication of any bodily blight.
  • But Ahab’s glance was averted; like a blighted fruit tree he shook, and cast his last, cindered apple to the soil.

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  • The once thriving downtown has become an example of urban blight with abandoned buildings and too much crime.
  • Too much rain may blight the garden with mold

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