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Blemish


BLEM'ISH, verb transitive

1. Too mark with any deformity; to injure or impair any thing which is well formed, or excellent; to mar, or make defective, either the body or mind.

2. To tarnish, as reputation or character; to defame.

BLEM'ISH, noun Any mark of deformity; any scar or defect that diminishes beauty, or renders imperfect that which is well formed.

1. Reproach; disgrace; that which impairs reputation; taint; turpitude; deformity.