half-blind


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half-blind

adj
having a limited capacity to see
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But, as it chanced to be immediately under his nose, it followed, as a matter of course, that he looked all over his desk for it, without finding it; and happening in the course of his search to look straight before him, his gaze encountered the pale and terrified face of Oliver Twist: who, despite all the admonitory looks and pinches of Bumble, was regarding the repulsive countenance of his future master, with a mingled expression of horror and fear, too palpable to be mistaken, even by a half-blind magistrate.
At dinner he asked the hunters for a remedy for headache, and by evening, strong man that he was, he was half-blind and reeling about the cabin.
My own eyes, sir, are my witnesses, and for her sake I would be willingly half-blind, if I could but have the pleasure of mistrusting 'em.
They were on the top of the house - a great point with my aunt, being near the fire-escape - and consisted of a little half-blind entry where you could see hardly anything, a little stone-blind pantry where you could see nothing at all, a sitting-room, and a bedroom.
All that I have looked upon, with my half-blind and sinful eyes, Thou hast discerned clearly, brightly.
A HALF-BLIND day-care teacher from Aurora Province led the 2018 Gawad Bayani ng Kalikasan (GBK)awardees.
When Clement damages his eye and spends the rest of the adventure half-blind, he's lent a tragic Greek hero feel.
But, just a few days later, she was unconscious in a hospital bed, and when she woke up she found herself half-blind and unable to move much of her body.
Molloy and Rossi, who were 17 at the time, strangled the half-blind pensioner with a dog chain, slashed her face with a Stanley knife and broke eggs over her body while high on drink and drugs.
Half-blind, Quesada offers his service free of charge.
ISLAMABAD -- In occupied Kashmir, desperate to appear in the class 10 examinations that started, yesterday, Faisal Ahmad could not make it due to severe pellet injuries in both eyes that left him half-blind.
A FRAGILE pensioner tormented by salesmen on his doorstep suffered a heart attack and stroke that left him half-blind in one eye.