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blemish

blem·ish

blemish

 
 
pronunciation:
ble mihsh
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
features:
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: blemished, blemishes, blemishing
definition: to mar or otherwise cause imperfections in.
synonyms:
flaw, mar
similar words:
cloud, deface, defile, disfigure, impair, injure, spot, stain, sully, taint
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a mark that spoils the perfection of something; flaw.
synonyms:
defect, flaw, imperfection
similar words:
blot, brand, disfigurement, fault, mark, spot, stigma, taint, wart
definition 2: a pimple or other flaw on the skin.
synonyms:
flaw, imperfection, pimple
similar words:
acne, birthmark, blackhead, mark, mole, scar, spot, wart
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derivation: blemisher (n.)