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01. Only [blind] people are allowed to take dogs on the bus or into restaurants.
02. He ran his car off the road after being [blinded] by an oncoming car.
03. The villagers' [blindness] was caused by a parasite living in the river near their homes.
04. The young girl was [blinded] for a second by the bright light.
05. The young [blind] girl was very excited when she learned that she would be getting a seeing-eye dog.
06. She accidentally dropped her glasses on the floor, and then had to feel [blindly] around for them with her hands.
07. Brent is totally [blind] to the fact that his business partner has been cheating him out of a good part of his share of the profits.
08. I took a [blind] friend for a ride on my tandem bicycle.
09. As Gandhi once observed, an eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world [blind].
10. Rabbi Julius Gordon once remarked that love is not [blind] - it sees more, not less.
11. There is a Saudi Arabian proverb which states that [blind] eyes see better than [blind] hearts.
12. There is a Danish proverb which suggests that a deaf husband and a [blind] wife will always make a happy couple.
13. There is an Indian proverb which states that it is better to be [blind] than to see things from only one point of view.
14. Bats aren't really [blind]; their sense of hearing is stronger and more useful at night, but they can see.
15. In October of 1996, 24-year-old Steve MacDonald became the first [blind] person to paddle a canoe around Britain.
16. China is a crowded country developing at a [blinding] pace.
17. A German proverb observes that when anger [blinds] the mind, truth disappears.

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