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Definition 1: a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body) - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where blemish or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a facial blemish

Synonyms for blemish in the sense of this definition

(blemish is a kind of ...) outward or visible aspect of a person or thing

(... is a kind of blemish ) a small whitish lump in the skin due to a clogged sebaceous gland

(... is a kind of blemish ) (pathology) a firm abnormal elevated blemish on the skin; caused by a virus

(... is a kind of blemish ) a skin lesion that is a diagnostic sign of some disease

(... is a kind of blemish ) a blemish made by dirt

"he had a smudge on his cheek"

(... is a kind of blemish ) a place or area that has been burned (especially on a person's body)

(... is a kind of blemish ) an indication of damage

(... is a kind of blemish ) a small congenital pigmented spot on the skin

(... is a kind of blemish ) an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)

(... is a kind of blemish ) a blemish resulting from a break without complete separation of the parts

"there was a crack in the mirror"

(... is a kind of blemish ) a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something

(... is a kind of blemish ) a mark made by a chattering tool on the surface of a workpiece

(... is a kind of blemish ) a blemish on the skin that is formed before birth

(... is a kind of blemish ) a black-tipped plug clogging a pore of the skin

Definition 2: add a flaw or blemish to; make imperfect or defective - [verb of change]

Synonyms for blemish in the sense of this definition

(blemish is a kind of ...) inflict damage upon

"The snow damaged the roof" "She damaged the car when she hit the tree"

Definition 3: mar or impair with a flaw - [verb of contact]

Samples where blemish or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • her face was blemished

Synonyms for blemish in the sense of this definition

(blemish is a kind of ...) make soiled, filthy, or dirty

"don't soil your clothes when you play outside!"

Definition 4: mar or spoil the appearance of - [verb of contact]

Samples where blemish or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • scars defaced her cheeks
  • The vandals disfigured the statue

Synonyms for blemish in the sense of this definition

(blemish is a kind of ...) make imperfect

"nothing marred her beauty"

(... is a kind of blemish ) injure badly by beating

(... is a kind of blemish ) mark with a scar

"The skin disease scarred his face permanently"

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