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Israel looms large here as a malevolent actor that manipulated the benighted Americans into sharing its hostility toward Iran.
AMERICA AND IRAN, FROM FASCINATION TO ANTAGONISMRAY TAKEYHFEBRUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
One must take a sup of hot liquor when benighted in such freezing snow as this.
JOHNNY LUDLOW, FOURTH SERIESMRS. HENRY WOOD
By some direct and primitively human way her benighted mind had reached its determination.
THE CRUISE OF THE SHINING LIGHTNORMAN DUNCAN
All this the benighted wanderers observed as they continued to approach cautiously on tiptoe.
MARTIN RATTLERR.M. BALLANTYNE
A farmer returning homeward to the parish of Malew from Peel was benighted and lost his way among the mountains.
THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
The week in which during all the years of many and long ages benighted people sacrificed their Christs to Shylock gods.
COMMUNISM AND CHRISTIANISMWILLIAM MONTGOMERY BROWN
Isn't it a privilege to see his blessed eyes rolling all sorts of ways; and don't they speak wolumes to the poor benighted sinner?
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXVIII. FEBRUARY, 1843. VOL. LIII.VARIOUS
But tell me, Jeanne, how in the world did you come down here in this benighted country?
A DAUGHTER OF THE UNIONLUCY FOSTER MADISON
They took care of the benighted wanderers, and the farmer drove them back to the hotel the next morning in his own waggon.
MAGNUM BONUMCHARLOTTE M. YONGE
Remember who she is: one of the false gods of the poor benighted heathens—she owned it herself!
THE TINTED VENUSF. ANSTEY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BENIGHTED

  • benighted
  • empty-headed
  • ignoramus
  • ignorant
  • illiterate
  • inerudite
  • know-nothing
  • lowbrow
  • uncultivated
  • uncultured
  • uninstructed
  • unlearned
  • unlettered
  • unread
  • unrefined
  • unschooled
  • untaught
  • untutored
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