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blot sth out

phrasal verb with blot
 
 
/blɒt/ verb [T] ( present participle blotting, past tense and past participle blotted)
NOT THINK to stop yourself from thinking about something unpleasant: I've tried to blot out memories of my relationship with Dieter.Forgetting and forgetfulness
CANNOT SEE If smoke or cloud blots out the sun, it prevents it from being seen.Preventing and impedingLimiting and restrictingHiding and disguising
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