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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Something that spoils the look or health of something.

Usage examples (36)
  • “You don’t have to answer, but you might want to churn over if the word blight means anything to you all.”
  • Your declaratory statement "Strip joints are a sign of urban blight" is analogous to x+y = 3.
  • The name "late blight" is appropriate since the fungus strikes late in the growing season, close to harvest time.
  • Troubled by the president's dictatorial whims and widespread corruption, Western investors are pulling back, threatening a long-term blight of the Kenyan economy. for more
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  • The "blight" (plant disease) affected the "blite" (weedy plant).
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