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Synonyms for disfigure



Synonyms for disfigure

to alter and spoil the natural form or appearance of

Synonyms for disfigure

mar or spoil the appearance of

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Philippa Berry, Shakespeare's Feminine Endings: Disfiguring Death in the Tragedies
The former inmate alleged that he had developed a number of severe physical symptoms stemming for a toothache shortly after he was admitted to confinement, and that these symptoms worsened to the point where he developed an abscess in his cheek that eventually burst, leaving a disfiguring facial scar.
Mohammed (37), an Egyptian, was convicted of disfiguring a compatriot by throwing acid on his face, and had his left eye removed in a hospital in the city of Medina.
The staff elevates them to the status of pilgrims, while the strangely disfiguring mouthpiece gives visual force to their struggle to be heard; suddenly, we cannot help but attend to the strangers in our midst.
understands the art of this century to be grouped into three different movements or periods, each characterized by its own form of disfiguring.
Approximately 100,000 people in the United States suffer from congenital ichthyosis, a rare, disfiguring skin disorder characterized by dry, thickened, scaling skin.
Dioxin, which is known to cause cancer in laboratory animals and believed to cause a disfiguring form of acne, changes in the immune system and possible birth defects in humans, is a byproduct of the delignification process used in the production of pulp.
The Breast Preservation Foundation is working hard to lessen suffering and fear associated with breast cancer surgery by informing women and their doctors about less disfiguring options like skin-sparing mastectomy," said Joel A.
Matthew Shardlake, an attorney with a disfiguring humpback, and his young apprentice Mark Poet are sent by Cromwell to the monastery at Scarnsea to look into the murder of another investigator.
Few realize that such a convention could not be limited to a single purpose and would allow for dangerous wholesale changes in the Constitution, likely disfiguring it beyond recognition.
Q What has caused the disfiguring yellow patches on the leaves of my holly?
Leprosy, or Hansen's disease, is an infectious condition characterized by the spread of disfiguring nodules on the face and the rest of the body.
The 17-year-old had been cursed since birth with a disfiguring illness that bloated her features.
I've seen scorched-looking branches on plants in the pear family from fire blight, and excessive numbers of cucumber beetles have transported the disfiguring disease of mosaic to squashes.