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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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In the former, a husband usually perceives the wife to be cheating on him and disfigures her with acid, while in the latter, a man disfigures a woman because either she does not entertain his advances of marriage or other overtures, or he perceives that the woman is of 'loose character' and is 'contaminating' society.
QI but oozing My Water stains can disfigure a table
"Your intention was to permanently disfigure her and to make her less attractive to others.
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.
"It is clearly meant to hurt, harm, disfigure and prevent women taking part in normal society.""
He had paid Jason Harrison, 27, PS500 to disfigure Adele near her home in Lowestoft, Suffolk.
He added that it was a "premeditated and callous" plan to "burn and disfigure" the victim.
The blackheads must not be allowed to disfigure our most beautiful and famous asset.
"Hatred, fanaticism and terrorism profane the name of God and disfigure the true image of man," the Pope said.
Homes for the Future is Glasgow's modest Weissenhofsiedlung, and it was no mean triumph to have persuaded housebuilders and the planning department not to build the usual run of orange brick, vaguely Post-Modern blocks that disfigure much of the city but to try something different.
Valerie Callanan from the University of Akron and Mark Davis from the Criminal Justice Research Centre at the Ohio State University, USA, show that there are marked gender differences in the use of suicide methods that disfigure the face or head.
What relevance does it have to the structure it will disfigure for over a month?
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.
He is also alleged to have raped her several times and to have threatened to disfigure her with a knife.
"Father O'Murchu also disfigures the sense and significance of the religious vows of poverty, obedience and chastity.