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blind

(Concealed), adjective buried, camouflaged, covert, dim, disguised, hidden, imperceptible, indiscernible, latent, masked, obscure, out of view, private, screened, secreted, shadowy, sheltered, shrouded, unapparent, undetected, unexposed, unknown, unobserved, unperceived, unrevealed, unseen, unsuspected

blind

(Impassable), adjective barred, barricaded, blanked, blockaded, blocked, closed, dead-end, obstructed, sealed, shut, shut-off, stopped-up, without exit

blind

(Not discerning), adjective benighted, careless, deluded, headlong, heedless, inadvertent, inattentive, inconsiderate, indifferent, indiscriminate, insensible, insensitive, led astray, mindless, misled by deception, nescient, obtuse, oculis captus, rash, thoughtless, unacquainted, unapprised, uncomprehending, unconscious, unconversant, undiscerning, unenlightened, uninformed, unlucid, unmindful, unobservant, unobserving, unreflecting, unseeing, unversed, without insight
Associated concepts: blind allegiance, blind amendments

blind

(Sightless), adjective caecus, deprived of sight, dim-sighted, eyeless, feeble-eyed, groping, in darkness, visionless, weak-eyed

blind

(Deprive of sight), verb blight one's optical powwrs, destroy one's perception, extinguish visual discernment, make eyeless, make sightless, make unable to see, obstruct one's vision, render eyeless, render sightless, render visionness, ruin one's eyesight, strike sightless, strike visionless

blind

(Obscure), verb adumbrate, becloud, becurtain, bedim, befog, bemask, benight, blanket, blear, blur, blur the outline, camouflage, cloak, cloud, conceal, conceal from sight, cover, cover up, curtain, dim, eclipse, ensconce, envelop, hide, hide away, hide the identity of, hide underground, keep clandestine, keep out of sight, make innonspicuous, make indiscernible, make unapparent, make unperceptible, muddle, obfuscate, occult, overcloud, put in concealment, put out of sight, render dim, render invisible, render uncertain, screen, screen from observation, screen from sight, seclude, secrete, shade, shadow, shield, shroud, veil, veil the brightness
See also: camouflage, cloak, deceive, deception, decoy, heedless, hidden, hoodwink, ill-judged, inadvertent, incognizant, injudicious, insensible, insusceptible, obfuscate, obnubilate, obscure, opaque, random, ruse, stratagem, unwitting

BLIND. One who is deprived of the faculty of seeing.
     2. Persons who are blind may enter into contracts and make wills like others. Carth. 53; Barn. 19, 23; 3 Leigh, R. 32. When an attesting witness becomes blind, his handwriting may be proved as if he were dead. 1 Stark. Ev. 341. But before proving his handwriting the witness must be produced, if within the jurisdiction of the court, and examined. Ld. Raym. 734; 1 M. & Rob. 258; 2 M. & Rob. 262.

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Between August 13 and 28 Imran Khan and Tahir-ul-Qadri both walked into their respective blind alleys a narrow path between two thick concrete walls with no exit.
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Here is Havel in a 1984 essay called "Thriller": "I am unwilling to believe that this whole civilization is no more than a blind alley of history and a fatal error of the human spirit.
He said if the religious forces did not rise at this moment, they would be driven to a blind alley and would have no way out.
JOHN FLECK last night insisted Rangers stars are being forced to tear up their contracts after being led up a blind alley by the people in charge of the Ibrox outfit.
Musharraf has pushed us into a blind alley by deciding not to return to Pakistan," he said, adding that he was contemplating distancing himself from the party and even quitting politics altogether.
So we urge the PM to listen to the British people and change course, adopting a Plan B with a strategy for economic growth instead of continuing down a blind alley.
In the light of this, it will probably also follow that those who have launched this campaign, presumably with the intention to lead themselves into a spiritual blind alley, will ultimately have to answer to the very God whose existence they have been so keen to deny.
THE Fly on the Wall hears that an errant licence holder was almost sent down a blind alley by his trade association's adviser over the Easter period, when he sought assistance in lodging an appeal.
Stephen Joseph, director of Transport 2000, said: 'This report demonstrates clearly that the proposed M6 Expressway is a blind alley that would fail to solve congestion.
Leeds had appeared to turn a corner with victory at West Ham last Sunday and in the Uefa Cup against Hapoel Tel-Aviv on Thursday but it has proven to be nothing more than the club heading down a blind alley following their 4-2 humiliation at home to Bolton.