Blemishes
Blemish Blem"ish, n.; pl. {Blemishes}. Any mark of deformity or injury, whether physical or moral; anything that diminishes beauty, or renders imperfect that which is otherwise well formed; that which impairs reputation. [1913 Webster]

He shall take two he lambs without blemish, and one ewe lamb of the first year without blemish. --Lev. xiv. 10. [1913 Webster]

The reliefs of an envious man are those little blemishes and imperfections that discover themselves in an illustrious character. --Spectator. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Spot; speck; flaw; deformity; stain; defect; fault; taint; reproach; dishonor; imputation; disgrace. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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