blast (v.)
blight, wither, destroy
2H4 I.ii.186[Lord Chief Justice to Falstaff] Is not ... every part about you blasted with antiquity?
3H6 IV.iv.23[Lady Grey to Rivers, of her unborn child] Lest with my sighs or tears I blast or drown / King Edward's fruit
3H6 V.vii.21[Richard to himself, of Edward] I'll blast his harvest
AC III.x.4.1[Enobarbus alone, of the fleeing fleet] To see't mine eyes are blasted
Ham III.i.161[Ophelia alone, of Hamlet] That unmatched form and feature of blown youth / Blasted with ecstasy
Ham III.ii.267[Third Player as Lucianus] With Hecat's ban thrice blasted
Ham III.iv.66[Hamlet to Gertrude, of Claudius] like a mildewed ear, / Blasting his wholesome brother
Luc.49[of false desire] Thy hasty spring still blasts and ne'er grows old
MW IV.iv.30[Mistress Page to all, of Herne the Hunter] he blasts the tree
TG I.i.48[Valentine to Proteus] the young and tender wit / Is turned to folly, blasting in the bud
TNK I.i.65[Theseus to First Queen] your wheaten wreath / Was then nor threshed nor blasted
TNK II.i.225[Palamon to Arcite] If thou lovest her, / Or entertainest a hope to blast my wishes
TNK prologue.20[of Chaucer] the witless chaff ... / That blasts my bays [i.e. destroys my renown]
Ven.1142[Venus to dead Adonis, of love] It shall ... / Bud, and be blasted, in a breathing while
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