How to use Blot out in a sentence

blot out
  • The brutalities of Austrias white coats in the north, the unintelligent repression then characteristic of the house of Savoy, the petty spite of the duke of Modena, the medieval obscurantism of pope and cardinals in the middle of the peninsula and the clownish excesses of Ferdinand in the south, could not blot out from the minds of the Italians the recollection of the benefits derived from the just laws, vigorous administration and enlightened aims of the great emperor.

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  • He strove to blot out the memory of the Huguenot connexions of his house by affecting the greatest zeal against Protestants.

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  • There is no doubt that in all this Burke was in the right, as he was in his denunciation of the mischief certain to follow when a nation tries to start afresh, and to blot out all past progress in the light of simple reason, which is often most fallible when it believes itself to be most infallible.

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  • Anxious to blot out all memory of the bitter past, he forbade the use of the word "Borders," hoping that the designation "Middle Shires" might take its place.

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  • Why should you blot out of your minds what you cannot blot out of your minds what you cannot blot out of the book of God?

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  • But during the first nineteen months of my life I had caught glimpses of broad, green fields, a luminous sky, trees and flowers which the darkness that followed could not wholly blot out.

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  • When you are done washing the parsley, roll it in paper towels to blot out extra water and chop, or store rolled in paper towels in the crisper section of your refrigerator.

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