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One entry found for blemish.
Main Entry: blem·ish
Pronunciation: primarystressblem-ish
Function: noun
: a mark that makes something imperfect
- blemish verb
synonyms BLEMISH, DEFECT, FLAW mean an imperfection that mars or damages. BLEMISH suggests something that affects only the surface or appearance <peaches with blemishes can still be eaten>. DEFECT suggests a lack, often hidden, of something that is essential to completeness or perfect functioning <discovered that the car had major defects>. FLAW suggests a crack, nick, or break in smoothness or a weak spot <the beam of the roof broke because of a flaw>.

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