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Noun: blemish  ble-mish
  1. A mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)
    "a facial blemish";
    - defect, mar
Verb: blemish  ble-mish
  1. Mar or spoil the appearance of
    "scars blemished her cheeks";
    - deface, disfigure
     
  2. Mar or impair with a flaw
    "her face was blemished";
    - spot
     
  3. Add a flaw or blemish to; make imperfect or defective
    - flaw

Derived forms: blemishes, blemishing, blemished

Type of: appearance, begrime, bemire [archaic], colly [archaic], damage, deflower, dirty, grime, impair, mar, pollute, soil, spoil, visual aspect, vitiate

Encyclopedia: Blemish