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disfigure

dis·fig·ure

disfigure

 
pronunciation:
dIs fIg yr
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: disfigured, disfigures, disfiguring
definition: to mar the appearance or shape of.
The car accident disfigured his face.
synonyms:
deface, deform
antonyms:
adorn, beautify
similar words:
blemish, mar, maul, mutilate, scar
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derivation: disfiguration (n.)
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