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blend

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The ideas of a time are like the clothes of a season: they are as arbitrary, as much imposed by some superior will which is seldom explicit. They are utilitarian and political, the instruments of smooth-running government.
Wyndham Lewis
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Etymology

From Old English blondan or Old Norse blanda.

Noun

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Singular
blend

Plural
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  1. A mixture of two or more things.
  2. (linguistics) A word formed by combining two other words; a grammatical contamination, portmanteau word.

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Verb

Infinitive
to blend

Third person singular
blends

Simple past
blended, or poetic, blent

Past participle
-

Present participle
blending

to blend (third-person singular simple present blends, present participle blending, simple past and past participle blended, or poetic, blent)
  1. (transitive) To mix.
    To feel no other breezes than are blown / Through its tall woods with high romances blent - Keats, 1884

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