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blight
used in Gone with the Wind

4 uses
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Definition
causing or consisting of extensive damage
  • 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.
    2.15 (92% in)
  • 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.
    2.12 (30% in)
  • Alas, to blight your hopes!
    3.19 (87% in)
  • 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.
    5.60 (11% in)

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