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noun as in mark; flaw

verb as in disgrace, disfigure

verb as in soak up

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Here’s the nutshell bio that Gary sent me last night — after I discovered that he’d gotten that 500th blot of ink.

Like a catalogue of Rorschach ink blots, his oeuvre generates orgies of idle speculation and elaborate projection.

Back in 2015, the Empress ran a contest that Loser William Verkuilen remembers fondly, having gotten a couple of blots of ink out of it in Week 1155.

It’s the fifth Style Invitational win — and 382nd blot in all — for Dave Prevar, but it’s his first Clowning Achievement trophy.

There’s one subset of Novel Interpretations of our Staake contest that’s unlikely ever to win the whole thing, but almost always results in a blot of ink for one or two Losers.

Like Amalek, the Biblical evil-doer whose name we are enjoined to “blot out.”

But we must remember not only to not forget, but to blot out the enemy—not mercifully, but through genocide.

The scandal was “a serious blot on my reputation,” he complained to Leveson.

Think of its twisted outline as a Rorschach blot for a society—maybe a civilization.

The speech did irreparable damage to Powell's reputation, and he has since called it "a blot on his record."

I am, I am he that blot out thy iniquities for my own sake, and I will not remember thy sins.

It needs better evidence to stamp this solitary suggestion of a blot on the clear scutcheon of Douglas.

Men surged forward to close in and blot out the glow from the killer's fingers.

It is the blot on Richard Feverel, for instance, that it begins to end well; and then tricks you and ends ill.

The failure to recognize the sanctity of marriage is the great blot on the system of Confucius as a scheme of morals.


On this page you'll find 117 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to blot, such as: blemish, blotch, smudge, speck, blur, and brand.

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