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blight
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
causing or consisting of extensive damage
  • 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.
    Chapters 25-27 — Postscript; Knights and Squires; Knights and Squires (13% in)
  • But Ahab's glance was averted; like a blighted fruit tree he shook, and cast his last, cindered apple to the soil.
    Chapters 130-132 — The Hat; The Pequod meets the Delight; The Symphony (91% in)

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