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How many blighted buds there are for every full-blown flower or ripened fruit!
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
The danger with long engagements is that they often do not end in matrimony, and in such a case a young girl's future is blighted.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
A vague hope brought me here, and I confess that, when I saw this hope blighted, my first thought was of revenge.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
When the crop sprang up which he had himself helped to sow, he blighted it.
THE TWO GREAT REPUBLICS: ROME AND THE UNITED STATESJAMES HAMILTON LEWIS
Cloud, that hast revealed to us this young creature and her blighted hopes, close up again.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOL 58, NO. 357, JULY 1845VARIOUS
The spot where it was held never bloomed again with flower or herb; the burning feet of the demons blighted it for ever.
WITCH, WARLOCK, AND MAGICIANWILLIAM HENRY DAVENPORT ADAMS
In a cosy, vine-embowered cottage near the sounding sea, lives and suffers a blighted female.
THE FIEND'S DELIGHTDOD GRILE
Temple Grace looked as if he were blighted by lightning; and his deep blue eyes gleamed like a hyena's.
THE ONTARIO READERS: THE HIGH SCHOOL READER, 1886MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
Val reflected with pride that her capacity for enjoyment was not blighted by too great early piety.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
The patient old earth smiled again on Proserpina's return, for then her mother gave the blighted vegetation a redoubled care.
STORIES OF OLD GREECE AND ROMEEMILIE KIP BAKER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BLIGHTED

  • blighted
  • catastrophic
  • destroyed
  • disastrous
  • hapless
  • ill-omened
  • ill-starred
  • inauspicious
  • luckless
  • misfortunate
  • ruined
  • star-crossed
  • unfortunate
  • unhappy
  • unlucky
  • untoward
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