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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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Callanan and Davis examined the medical examiner's files of 621 suicide cases in Summit County, Ohio in the US, covering a 10-year period (1997-2006) and found that women were significantly less likely than men to use suicide methods with the potential to disfigure the face or head.
What relevance does it have to the structure it will disfigure for over a month?
Last fall Holy Cross primary school for girls became a symbol of the hostile anti-Catholic attitudes which still disfigure community life in Northern Ireland.
Mary Konye, 21, from Canning Town, East London is accused throwing or casting a corrosive fluid with intent to burn, maim, disfigure, disable or do grievous bodily harm.
Hatred, fanaticism and terrorism profane the name of God and disfigure the true image of man," the Pope said.
He is also alleged to have raped her several times and to have threatened to disfigure her with a knife.
McMillan grows suspicious and jealous of that arrangement, and as she and the count are driving in a car, she tries to disfigure him with acid.
Adair's attorney, Richard Plotkin, told jurors in his opening statement that Mindy Shapiro was so furious over the affair that she sent someone to disfigure Adair.
Mindy Shapiro, after threatening Adair, sent someone to disfigure her to make her less attractive to Michael Shapiro - an attack that Robert Adair interrupted, Plotin told the jury.
Although ants do not, by themselves, eat or disfigure plants in any way, they create problems through their sap-sucking insect agents.
His sulfuric acid bombs were intended to disfigure.
Father O'Murchu also disfigures the sense and significance of the religious vows of poverty, obedience and chastity.
The court ruled that "state health insurance only has to pay for hair replacement when a bald head disfigures a person so severely that they would be ostracized from public life," adding, "that is not the case with men.
In this way the book, most promising in its beginning, disfigures its own claims as well as our expectations.