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Sample sentences for the GRE study word blight

blight can be used as a verb
blight can be used as a noun

1.A blight seemed to have descended on her. - from Anne Of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
2.Yes, you may kiss me, and cry and wring out my kisses and tears they'll blight you--they'll damn you. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
3.Rochester--his passion died as if a blight had shrivelled it up he only asked--"What have _you_ to say. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
4.'Lord strike a blight upon it,' I says, wotever it was I went for, 'if it ain't for him' It all prospered wonderful. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
5.The more you and I converse, the better for while I cannot blight you, you may refresh me." After this digression he proceeded-. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
6.When full of flowers they would doubtless look pretty but now, at the latter end of January, all was wintry blight and brown decay. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
7.The sole places that seemed to prosper amid the general blight of the place, were the public-houses and in them, the lowest orders of Irish were wrangling with might and main. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
8.But a blight had come over my existence, and I only visited these people for the sake of the information they might give me on the subject in which my interest was so terribly profound. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
9.I thought of the promise of virtues which he had displayed on the opening of his existence and the subsequent blight of all kindly feeling by the loathing and scorn which his protectors had manifested towards him. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
10.Bitter and base associations have become the sole food of your memory you wander here and there, seeking rest in exile happiness in pleasure--I mean in heartless, sensual pleasure--such as dulls intellect and blights feeling. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

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