(or verbalizing gentrification)
"blight: v. (Perhaps from the same roots as bleak; the meaning of blight in that case comes from to be, to grow, or make white or pale, bleach.) To affect with blight; to blast; to prevent the growth and fertility of; hence to ruin; frustrate; as to blight one's prospects."
-Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language
G and C Merriam Company, 1933
b lond ( i said lawned)
b lood (or lewd)
b lade (you heard me)
b leed (so lead)