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purblind

(pûr′blīnd′)
adj.
1. Having poor vision; nearly or partly blind.
2. Slow in understanding or discernment; dull: "a purblind oligarchy that flatly refused to see that history was condemning it to the dustbin" (Jasper Griffin).
3. Obsolete Completely blind.

pur′blind′ly adv.
pur′blind′ness n.
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