Definition of blot :
1. A single man left on a point, exposed to be taken up.
2. A spot on reputation; a stain; a disgrace; a reproach; a blemish.
3. A spot or stain, as of ink on paper; a blur.
4. A weak point; a failing; an exposed point or mark.
5. An exposure of a single man to be taken up.
6. An obliteration of something written or printed; an erasure.
7. To dry, as writing, with blotting paper.
8. To impair; to damage; to mar; to soil.
9. To obliterate, as writing with ink; to cancel; to efface; - generally with out; as, to blot out a word or a sentence. Often figuratively; as, to blot out offenses.
10. To obscure; to eclipse; to shadow.
11. To spot, stain, or bespatter, as with ink.
12. To stain with infamy; to disgrace.
13. To take a blot; as, this paper blots easily.
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blemish (part of speech: verb)
eyesore, defacement, fracture, scrape, rift, crack, discolor, pockmark, nick, weal, slit, spot, speck, distortion, brand, discoloration, disfigure, gash, scab, spoilage, kink, impurity, wart, stigma, splotch, distort, damage, dot, defect, notch, deface, deformity, taint, hurt, scar, flaw, sore, fleck, hole, scratch, imperfection, mark, blister, drawback, chip, deform, abrasion, freckle, lesion, spoil, blemish, stain, abrade, disfigurement, hack, tarnish, check, scuff, fault, score, blotch, mar
dry (part of speech: verb)
- He was seeking to bring back her lover when success in his mission would blot out all hope for him. - "Taken Alive", E. P. Roe.
- Never, while this woman lived in the town, would she be able to throw the veil of forgetfulness over this blot upon her father's memory. - "The Marrow of Tradition", Charles W. Chesnutt.
- Blot out the Iliad from the earth, Still Homer's thought would fire Each deed that boasts sublimer worth, And each diviner lyre. - "The Poetical Works of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Bart. M.P.", Edward Bulwer Lytton.