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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyblot out
he/she/itblots out
present participleblotting out
past tenseblotted out
past participleblotted out
  1. 1
    to cover something so that you can no longer see it
  2. 2
    to forget something unpleasant, or to make someone forget an unpleasant memory or feeling

    She tried hard to blot out the bitter memories of the divorce.

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to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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