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Synonyms for scar

Synonyms for scar

a mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue

an indication of damage

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Then one of the judges, a kinsman to William of the Scar, rose with trembling lip and baleful look.
That we shall see," said the judge, scowling upon the youth, while once more an angry murmur ran around the crowd; for, as I have said, the men of Denby were proud of stout William of the Scar.
But in after days, when the men that saw that wrestling bout were bent with age, they would shake their heads when they heard of any stalwart game, and say, "Ay, ay; but thou shouldst have seen the great David of Doncaster cast stout William of the Scar at Denby fair.
Accurately," Miss Halcombe continued, "even to the scar on his right hand, which is the scar of a wound that he received years since when he was travelling in Italy.
Has a considerable scar across his breast and each arm, made by a knife; loves to talk much of the goodness of God.
He has a scar on his forehead, caused by a blow; and one on his back, made by a shot from a pistol.
Has a small scar over her eye, a good many teeth missing, the letter A is branded on her cheek and forehead.
Has a scar on his right hand; his thumb and forefinger being injured by being shot last fall.
Has a scar on the right cheek, and appears to have been burned with powder on the face.
Has a scar on the back of his neck, nearly half round, done by a knife.
Madam," answered the porter, "these gentlemen entreat you to explain to them why you should first whip the dogs and then cry over them, and also how it happens that the fainting lady is covered with scars.
I should like to know whether Antonio has any scars in his face, and what battles he was in.
London had her scars, yet there was nothing in the faces of the people to show fear.
His face was deeply marked with scars, and although he was very near-sighted, his gray eyes were bright and wild, so wild at times that they frightened those upon whom they were turned.
In many places the gray stone was still exposed, its smoothly chiseled face pitted with the scars of battle.