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blessed

adjective uk   us  
uk   us   /ˈbles.ɪd/ /blest/ formal holy: Blessed are the meek for they shall inherit the Earth. uk   us   /ˈbles.ɪd/ literary bringing you happiness, luck, or something you need: blessed peace/rain/silence a blessed reliefbe blessed with sth uk   us   /blest/ formal to be lucky in having a particular thing: Fortunately we were blessed with fine weather. She is blessed with both beauty and brains. uk   us   /ˈbles.ɪd/ [before noun] informal an expression of anger: Take that blessed cat out!
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