5 letter word starting with bla

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black adjective Destitute of light, or incapable of reflecting it; of the color of soot or coal; of the darkest or a very dark color, the opposite of white; characterized by such a color; as, black cloth; black hair or eyes., In a less literal sense: Enveloped or shrouded in darkness; very dark or gloomy; as, a black night; the heavens black with clouds., Fig.: Dismal, gloomy, or forbidding, like darkness; destitute of moral light or goodness; atrociously wicked; cruel; mournful; calamitous; horrible., Expressing menace, or discontent; threatening; sullen; foreboding; as, to regard one with black looks., Sullenly; threateningly; maliciously; so as to produce blackness., That which is destitute of light or whiteness; the darkest color, or rather a destitution of all color; as, a cloth has a good black., A black pigment or dye., A negro; a person whose skin is of a black color, or shaded with black; esp. a member or descendant of certain African races., A black garment or dress; as, she wears black, Mourning garments of a black color; funereal drapery., The part of a thing which is distinguished from the rest by being black., A stain; a spot; a smooch., To make black; to blacken; to soil; to sully., To make black and shining, as boots or a stove, by applying blacking and then polishing with a brush.
blade noun Properly, the leaf, or flat part of the leaf, of any plant, especially of gramineous plants. The term is sometimes applied to the spire of grasses., The cutting part of an instrument; as, the blade of a knife or a sword., The broad part of an oar; also, one of the projecting arms of a screw propeller., The scapula or shoulder blade., The principal rafters of a roof., The four large shell plates on the sides, and the five large ones of the middle, of the carapace of the sea turtle, which yield the best tortoise shell., A sharp-witted, dashing, wild, or reckless, fellow; — a word of somewhat indefinite meaning., To furnish with a blade., To put forth or have a blade.
blady adjective Consisting of blades.
blain noun An inflammatory swelling or sore; a bulla, pustule, or blister., A bladder growing on the root of the tongue of a horse, against the windpipe, and stopping the breath.
blame verb t. To censure; to express disapprobation of; to find fault with; to reproach., To bring reproach upon; to blemish., An expression of disapprobation fir something deemed to be wrong; imputation of fault; censure., That which is deserving of censure or disapprobation; culpability; fault; crime; sin., Hurt; injury.
bland adjective Mild; soft; gentle; smooth and soothing in manner; suave; as, a bland temper; bland persuasion; a bland sycophant., Having soft and soothing qualities; not drastic or irritating; not stimulating; as, a bland oil; a bland diet.
blank adjective Of a white or pale color; without color., Free from writing, printing, or marks; having an empty space to be filled in with some special writing; — said of checks, official documents, etc.; as, blank paper; a blank check; a blank ballot., Utterly confounded or discomfited., Empty; void; without result; fruitless; as, a blank space; a blank day., Lacking characteristics which give variety; as, a blank desert; a blank wall; destitute of interests, affections, hopes, etc.; as, to live a blank existence; destitute of sensations; as, blank unconsciousness., Lacking animation and intelligence, or their associated characteristics, as expression of face, look, etc.; expressionless; vacant., Absolute; downright; unmixed; as, blank terror., Any void space; a void space on paper, or in any written instrument; an interval void of consciousness, action, result, etc; a void., A lot by which nothing is gained; a ticket in a lottery on which no prize is indicated., A paper unwritten; a paper without marks or characters a blank ballot; — especially, a paper on which are to be inserted designated items of information, for which spaces are left vacant; a bland form., A paper containing the substance of a legal instrument, as a deed, release, writ, or execution, with spaces left to be filled with names, date, descriptions, etc., The point aimed at in a target, marked with a white spot; hence, the object to which anything is directed., Aim; shot; range., A kind of base silver money, first coined in England by Henry V., and worth about 8 pence; also, a French coin of the seventeenth century, worth about 4 pence., A piece of metal prepared to be made into something by a further operation, as a coin, screw, nuts., A piece or division of a piece, without spots; as, the “double blank”; the “six blank.”, To make void; to annul., To blanch; to make blank; to damp the spirits of; to dispirit or confuse.
blare verb i. To sound loudly and somewhat harshly., To cause to sound like the blare of a trumpet; to proclaim loudly., The harsh noise of a trumpet; a loud and somewhat harsh noise, like the blast of a trumpet; a roar or bellowing.
blase adjective Having the sensibilities deadened by excess or frequency of enjoyment; sated or surfeited with pleasure; used up.
blast noun A violent gust of wind., A forcible stream of air from an orifice, as from a bellows, the mouth, etc. Hence: The continuous blowing to which one charge of ore or metal is subjected in a furnace; as, to melt so many tons of iron at a blast., The exhaust steam from and engine, driving a column of air out of a boiler chimney, and thus creating an intense draught through the fire; also, any draught produced by the blast., The sound made by blowing a wind instrument; strictly, the sound produces at one breath., A sudden, pernicious effect, as if by a noxious wind, especially on animals and plants; a blight., The act of rending, or attempting to rend, heavy masses of rock, earth, etc., by the explosion of gunpowder, dynamite, etc.; also, the charge used for this purpose., A flatulent disease of sheep., To injure, as by a noxious wind; to cause to wither; to stop or check the growth of, and prevent from fruit-bearing, by some pernicious influence; to blight; to shrivel., Hence, to affect with some sudden violence, plague, calamity, or blighting influence, which destroys or causes to fail; to visit with a curse; to curse; to ruin; as, to blast pride, hopes, or character., To confound by a loud blast or din., To rend open by any explosive agent, as gunpowder, dynamite, etc.; to shatter; as, to blast rocks., To be blighted or withered; as, the bud blasted in the blossom., To blow; to blow on a trumpet.
blaze noun A stream of gas or vapor emitting light and heat in the process of combustion; a bright flame., Intense, direct light accompanied with heat; as, to seek shelter from the blaze of the sun., A bursting out, or active display of any quality; an outburst; a brilliant display., A white spot on the forehead of a horse., A spot made on trees by chipping off a piece of the bark, usually as a surveyor’s mark., To shine with flame; to glow with flame; as, the fire blazes., To send forth or reflect glowing or brilliant light; to show a blaze., To be resplendent., To mark (a tree) by chipping off a piece of the bark., To designate by blazing; to mark out, as by blazed trees; as, to blaze a line or path., To make public far and wide; to make known; to render conspicuous., To blazon.