Synonyms of 'deface'
to deliberately spoil the surface or appearance ofIt's illegal to deface banknotes.
He damaged the car with a baseball bat.
The building was completely destroyed.
A bomb exploded, seriously injuring five people.
The scar was discreet enough not to mar his good looks.
It is important not to let mistakes spoil your life.
Would they trash the place when the party was over?
The bright sunshine was impairing my vision.
His image was tarnished by the savings and loans scandal.
His arm was mutilated in an industrial accident.
Severe rheumatoid arthritis deforms limbs.
He wasn't about to blemish that pristine record.
Nobody wanted to blemish his reputation at that time.
ugly new houses which disfigure the countryside
I felt loath to sully the gleaming brass knocker by handling it.
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in the sense of blemish
to spoil or tarnishHe wasn't about to blemish that pristine record.Nobody wanted to blemish his reputation at that time.
in the sense of damage
to harm or injureHe damaged the car with a baseball bat.
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