"blemish" Definition

  1. v. t. To mark with deformity; to injure or impair, as anything which is well formed, or excellent; to mar, or make defective, either the body or mind.
  2. v. t. To tarnish, as reputation or character; to defame.
  3. n. Any mark of deformity or injury, whether physical or moral; anything that diminishes beauty, or renders imperfect that which is otherwise well formed; that which impairs reputation.

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Position in dictionary: 11146 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. t., v. t., n.,
Words that start with "blemish": 6
Words that end with "blemish": 1
Words that contain "blemish": 7
Next words in dictionary: blemished, blemishes, blemishing, blemishless, blemishment, blench, blench holding, blenched, blencher, blenching
Previous words in dictionary: blek, bleeding, bleeder, bleed, blee, bled, bleck, blebby, bleb, bleating

English Dictionary Definition of blemish

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