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The Count of Monte Cristo
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blight
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • Depend on my care to see that your youth is not blighted, or suffered to pass away in ungenial solitude; and of this be well assured, that if you love me as a father, I love you as a child.
  • His colleagues looked at him, and doubtless pitied his prospects, blighted under the perfumed breath of a woman.
  • All my hopes are blighted, my heart is broken, my life a burden, everything around me is sad and mournful; earth has become distasteful to me, and human voices distract me.

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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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