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blight
used in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

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Definition
causing or consisting of extensive damage
  • He hoped that Mary would forget his shoes, but the hope was blighted; she coated them thoroughly with tallow, as was the custom, and brought them out.
    Chapter 4 (26% in)
  • And thus SHE would see him when she looked out upon the glad morning, and oh! would she drop one little tear upon his poor, lifeless form, would she heave one little sigh to see a bright young life so rudely blighted, so untimely cut down?
    Chapter 3 (94% in)
  • Tom felt that it was time to wake up; this sort of life might be romantic enough, in his blighted condition, but it was getting to have too little sentiment and too much distracting variety about it.
    Chapter 12 (39% in)

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