His hopes, however, were blighted by long delay.
He had been born with the hopes of the Renaissance, with its anticipation of a new Augustan age, and had seen this fair promise blighted by the irruption of a new horde of theological polemics, worse than the old scholastics, inasmuch as they were revolutionary instead of conservative.
The blighted reigns of the later Ramessides and the priest-kings did not leave a single great monument, and they are only known by usurpations of the work of others.
And it was here in this blighted place that he learned to live again."
blighted ovum mean there was no embryo?
Another menace is the Vidiians, a race blighted by a wasting illness, who would be worthy of pity if they didn't deal with their problem by involuntary organ harvesting.
banished the fear of becoming ill that had for years blighted the lives of millions of people.
He has a serious speech impediment, which has, on the evidence, blighted his life.
In the autumn of 2001, two isolates were collected from a severely blighted pear melon field near the town of BaÃ±os.
feeling a misfit blighted Sassoon's abilities - and his poetry.
Often, these areas are blighted by youth nuisance or environmental problems or there may be a lack of social cohesion.
The only sure way to diagnose a blighted ovum is through an ultrasound.
Meanwhile the Judges of PSI Division have foreseen that the Big Meg will be blighted by a terrible plague.
redress where negligence has blighted a career.
I think no-one could challenge the right of a young person to redress where negligence has blighted a career.
For decades the area has been blighted by sewer flooding during heavy rains, causing significant damage to local homes.
abuse scandals have blighted his church, leaving many of his priests and bishops disgraced.
blighted downtown is the largest.
The next years formerly blighted downtown is the largest.
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