blest blest  /b ˈlɛst/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) give a benediction to
  2. (v) confer prosperity or happiness on
  3. (v) make the sign of the cross over someone in order to call on God for protection; consecrate
  4. (v) render holy by means of religious rites
  5. (adj) highly favored or fortunate (as e.g. by divine grace)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. How blest are those who hunger and thirst to see right prevail; they shall be satisfied.
  2. To the blest fountain of thy blood, Incarnate God, I fly:Here let me wash my spotted soul From crimes of deepest dye.
  3. Your exile is blest with all fate can bestowBut mine has been chequer'd with many a woe! Yet though diff'rent our fortunes, our thoughts.

Quotes

  • "The quality of mercy is not strained," wrote Shakespeare. "It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven upon the place beneath. It is twice blest; it blessed him that gives and him that takes."
    on Aug 28, 2009 By: William Shakespeare Source: Daily Sun

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