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blight
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Gone with the Wind
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  • This second blighting of her hopes was more than heart could bear and she cried "Oh!" in a childish whisper and sat down, tears stinging her eyes.
  • Alas, to blight your hopes! I should love you, for you are charming and talented at many useless accomplishments.
  • She was certain that some romantic sorrow had blighted his life and made him hard and bitter, and she felt that what he needed was the love of a good woman.
  • Those fears had never weighed her down as this feeling of wrongness was doing—this blighting fear that was oddly like that which she knew in her old nightmare, a thick, swimming mist through which she ran with bursting heart, a lost child seeking a haven that was hidden from her.

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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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