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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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Thus, the common disfiguring in this movement was the total removal of any kind of figuration.
The BPF's work also involves educating lawmakers about the issue so that new health care legislation encourages the use of less disfiguring breast cancer surgery like skin-sparing mastectomy, recognizing that a natural breast appearance is a valid measure of quality of care.
Birbhum (West Bengal) [India], August 16 ( ANI ): West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) vice-president Chandra Kumar Bose on Wednesday lashed out at Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee over the disfiguring of his grandfather and Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's statue, accusing the party goons of committing this act of sacrilege.
A mother wept openly as she was sentenced to three years in jail for permanently disfiguring her child after picking at scabs on her body.
By examining geographic patterns of outbreaks of a disfiguring skin disease in tropical nations, scientists are finding tentative clues about how the ailment spreads.
There are elevators that don't work and old war buddies who don't recognize their former brother-in-arms (Hussein mumbles something about disfiguring cortizone treatments).
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.
The 17-year-old had been cursed since birth with a disfiguring illness that bloated her features.
Oral cancer remains one of the most debilitating and disfiguring of all malignancies.
The researchers also found that for every one-unit increase in blood alcohol level, the odds of using a disfiguring method increased by nearly 10 percent.
This also makes her determined to, if you will, peel away her surface; Esther even fakes an auto accident to explain the evidence of a particularly disfiguring orgy with herself.
Rob is bullied terribly at school, suffers from a disfiguring skin rash, and gets his only comfort from carving wood as his mother taught him to do, and from the wisdom and care of Willie May, who cleans rooms at the rundown motel where Rob's father works.
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.