Sentence Examples with the word Blighting

The surrounding country is a sterile and gloomy wilderness exposed to the cold and blighting blasts of the Sierra.

His attention having been drawn to the blighting of the young shoots of fruit-trees, which was commonly attributed to the ants found upon them, he was the first to find the Aphides that really do the mischief; and, upon searching into the history of their generation, he observed the young within the bodies of their parents.