Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Producing the effects of blight.
- v. present participle of blight.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Causing blight.
“The word blighting here, noted as unsuitable by Rossetti, is cancelled in the Bodleian manuscript (Locock).”
“By the application of this principle, she had extinguished her brother-in-law's passion for Janet Merryweather, and she hoped that it would prove equally effective in blighting her son's incipient fancy for Molly.”
“profligate,' 'brutal,' 'godless,' 'blighting' -- does not each involve research, investigation, comparison, analysis, deliberation, a heavy tax upon the intellectual resources of the church if any result worth having is to be obtained?”
“The high court unanimously ruled a municipality cannot condemn a property simply by declaring it not fully productive, thus raising the bar on proofs for 'blighting' an area to further redevelopment.”
“Plainfield faces court challenge on 'blighting' fo ...”
“Others, perhaps more seasoned, have surmised that he knows exactly what he is doing and that he is marching to a different drummer -- decidedly NOT the Planning Board -- and that the unconvincing material he dredges up as arguments for 'blighting' are simply the best that he can do because they are the best available.”
“Plainfield faces court challenge on 'blighting' for parking deck”
“Mauriber I believe, who was a close friend of Van Vechten's and kind of blighting -- lighting assistant toward the end of his life and at one point a lover of Van Vechten's.”
“Passing on unfounded allegations or details of old or minor crimes to potential employers is "blighting" people's lives, a review for the Home Office warned yesterday.”
“blighting' of Colombo should be brought to an end, neither demanded a presidential statement of the council after the briefing nor answered questions put on Sri Lanka by the media, according to Inner City Press.”
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