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1. blemish

noun. ['ˈblɛmɪʃ'] a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body).

Synonyms

  • whitehead
  • slur
  • dent
  • smudge
  • verruca
  • nick
  • appearance
  • comedo
  • nevus
  • blackhead
  • chatter mark
  • crack
  • burn
  • scrape
  • smear
  • check
  • defect
  • ding
  • mole
  • gouge
  • smirch
  • mark
  • visual aspect
  • burn mark
  • scratch
  • stigma
  • mar
  • chip
  • blot
  • milium
  • spot
  • wart
  • birthmark
  • scar

Antonyms

  • strengthen
  • focus
  • unbend
  • hairlessness

Etymology

  • blemisshen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Blemish

  • flemish
  • demish

How do you pronounce blemish?

Pronounce blemish as ˈblɛmɪʃ.

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Sentences with blemish


1. Noun, singular or mass
For crusty stains on the counter, allow the soap and water to soften the blemish for five minutes.

2. Adjective
Used over time, it gradually removes the hard layers of skin until the blemish disappears.

Quotes about blemish


1. But life isn't something that should be edited. Life shouldn't be cut. The only way you'll ever discover what it truly means to be alive and human is by sharing the full experience of what it means to be human and each blemish and freckle that comes with it.
- Iain Thomas

2. I had a microscopic eye for the blemish, for the grain of ugliness which to me constituted the sole beauty of the object.
- Henry Miller, Tropic of Capricorn

2. blemish

verb. ['ˈblɛmɪʃ'] mar or spoil the appearance of.

Synonyms

  • scar
  • mangle
  • disfigure
  • impair
  • mar
  • spoil
  • deflower
  • vitiate
  • deface
  • pock
  • maul
  • mark

Antonyms

  • hypopigmentation
  • conserve
  • differ
  • disagree

Etymology

  • blemisshen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. blemish

verb. ['ˈblɛmɪʃ'] add a flaw or blemish to; make imperfect or defective.

Synonyms

  • flaw

Antonyms

  • beauty
  • ugliness

Etymology

  • blemisshen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. blemish

verb. ['ˈblɛmɪʃ'] mar or impair with a flaw.

Synonyms

  • begrime
  • colly
  • grime
  • spot
  • dirty
  • soil

Antonyms

  • disappearance
  • nonattendance
  • inferior
  • stay

Etymology

  • blemisshen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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