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blot sth out

phrasal verb with blot uk   /blɒt/  us   /blɑːt/ verb [T] (-tt-)

(SUN)

to hide or block the light from something, especially the sun: A dark cloud suddenly blotted out the sun.

(MEMORY)

to stop yourself thinking about something unpleasant: Perhaps there are some memories so bad that you have to blot them out.
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