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- v. To become blank.
- v. To cause (something) to become blank.
- v. to set even, to neutralise
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- v. be unable to remember
- v. cut out, as for political reasons
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Or you can blank out thoughts, emotions, memories, and make them return later by posthypnotic suggestion.
I did not envy the investigators who would have to wade through the mud of St. Froid in order to remove those bones with their gloved hands, fighting off the early blackflies and trying to blank out the howls of the hybrids.