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Bedim   Listen
verb
Bedim  v. t.  (past & past part. bedimmed; pres. part. bedimming)  To make dim; to obscure or darken.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Bedim" Quotes from Famous Books



... blunt, rebate, benumb, obtund, stupefy, deaden, hebetate; sully, tarnish, obscure, dim, bedim; depress, sadden, dishearten; ...
— Putnam's Word Book • Louis A. Flemming

... remarkable of these phenomena was that of necromancy, sorcery and magic. There were men who devoted themselves to "curious arts," and had books fraught with hidden knowledge. They could "bedim" ...
— Thoughts on Man - His Nature, Productions and Discoveries, Interspersed with - Some Particulars Respecting the Author • William Godwin

... but gloomy fears Sometimes bedim my sight; I look to thee with prayers and tears, And cry for strength ...
— Hymns for Christian Devotion - Especially Adapted to the Universalist Denomination • J.G. Adams

... the country ate, but I will not doubt that it was set there by the spirits that I had invoked to aid me. Often, when all was dry, the heavens cloudless, and I was parched by thirst, a slight cloud would bedim the sky, shed the few drops ...
— Frankenstein - or The Modern Prometheus • Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley



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