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When their giddiness abated, there were blurring views again.

At this thought she wept, not for him so much as for the blurring of her remembrance of him.

The sunshine gave no pleasure, only a blurring of his sight.

Everything was dreamlike, blurring as though unconsciousness was upon me.

And yet, the blurring of his memory was not too inexplicable.

The unpainted buildings danced in it, blurring with the heat waves.

The lamp was directly behind her and she could not see for blurring.

His eyes dimmed with salt tears, blurring the splendid scene.

His image grew dim like the blurring of his voice by pain and the shadow of death.

Ostensibly he was painting her, but the mood escaped him and he was blurring in a background.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, "smear on the surface of writing;" perhaps akin to blear. Extended sense of "confused dimness" is from 1860.

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