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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Blast  \Blast\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Blasted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Blasting}.] 
  1.  To  injure,  as  by  a  noxious  wind;  to  cause  to  wither;  to 
  stop  or  check  the  growth  of  and  prevent  from 
  fruit-bearing,  by  some  pernicious  influence;  to  blight;  to 
  shrivel. 
 
  Seven  thin  ears,  and  blasted  with  the  east  wind. 
  --Gen.  xii.  6. 
 
  2.  Hence  to  affect  with  some  sudden  violence,  plague, 
  calamity,  or  blighting  influence,  which  destroys  or  causes 
  to  fail  to  visit  with  a  curse;  to  curse;  to  ruin;  as  to 
  blast  pride,  hopes,  or  character. 
 
  I'll  cross  it  though  it  blast  me  --Shak. 
 
  Blasted  with  excess  of  light.  --T.  Gray. 
 
  3.  To  confound  by  a  loud  blast  or  din. 
 
  Trumpeters,  With  brazen  din  blast  you  the  city's 
  ear.  --Shak. 
 
  4.  To  rend  open  by  any  explosive  agent,  as  gunpowder, 
  dynamite,  etc.;  to  shatter;  as  to  blast  rocks. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Blasted  \Blast"ed\,  a. 
  1.  Blighted;  withered. 
 
  Upon  this  blasted  heath.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  Confounded;  accursed;  detestable. 
 
  Some  of  her  own  blasted  gypsies.  --Sir  W. 
  Scott. 
 
  3.  Rent  open  by  an  explosive. 
 
  The  blasted  quarry  thunders,  heard  remote. 
  --Wordsworth. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  blasted 
  adj  1:  made  uninhabitable;  "upon  this  blasted  heath"-  Shakespeare; 
  "a  wasted  landscape"  [syn:  {desolate},  {desolated},  {devastated}, 
  {ravaged},  {ruined},  {wasted}] 
  2:  shattered  or  torn  up  or  torn  apart  violently  as  by  e.g.  wind 
  or  lightning  or  explosive;  "an  old  blasted  apple  tree";  "a 
  tree  rent  by  lightning";  "cities  torn  by  bombs"; 
  "earthquake-torn  streets"  [syn:  {rent},  {ripped},  {torn}] 
  3:  expletives  used  informally  as  intensifiers;  "he's  a  blasted 
  idiot";  "it's  a  blamed  shame";  "a  blame  cold  winter";  "not 
  a  blessed  dime";  "I'll  be  damned  (or  blessed  or  darned  or 
  goddamned)  if  I'll  do  any  such  thing";  "he's  a  damn  (or 
  goddam  or  goddamned)  fool";  "a  deuced  idiot";  "tired  or 
  his  everlasting  whimpering";  "an  infernal  nuisance"  [syn: 
  {blame},  {blamed},  {blessed},  {damn},  {damned},  {darned}, 
  {deuced},  {everlasting},  {goddam},  {goddamn},  {goddamned}, 
  {infernal}] 




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