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The word "blast" uses 5 letters: ablst.

n. - A violent gust of wind. 2

n. - A forcible stream of air from an orifice, as from a bellows, the mouth, etc. Hence: The continuous blowing to which one charge of ore or metal is subjected in a furnace; as, to melt so many tons of iron at a blast. 2

n. - The exhaust steam from and engine, driving a column of air out of a boiler chimney, and thus creating an intense draught through the fire; also, any draught produced by the blast. 2

n. - The sound made by blowing a wind instrument; strictly, the sound produces at one breath. 2

n. - A sudden, pernicious effect, as if by a noxious wind, especially on animals and plants; a blight. 2

n. - The act of rending, or attempting to rend, heavy masses of rock, earth, etc., by the explosion of gunpowder, dynamite, etc.; also, the charge used for this purpose. 2

n. - A flatulent disease of sheep. 2

v. t. - To injure, as by a noxious wind; to cause to wither; to stop or check the growth of, and prevent from fruit-bearing, by some pernicious influence; to blight; to shrivel. 2

v. t. - Hence, to affect with some sudden violence, plague, calamity, or blighting influence, which destroys or causes to fail; to visit with a curse; to curse; to ruin; as, to blast pride, hopes, or character. 2

v. t. - To confound by a loud blast or din. 2

v. t. - To rend open by any explosive agent, as gunpowder, dynamite, etc.; to shatter; as, to blast rocks. 2

v. i. - To be blighted or withered; as, the bud blasted in the blossom. 2

v. i. - To blow; to blow on a trumpet. 2

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after blast (in bold), or to ablst in any order:

e - ablest bleats stable tables a - basalt tablas s - blasts y - blasty stably o - bloats oblast

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