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1. (v. t.) To mark with deformity; to injure or impair, to mar\, or make defective, either the body or mind.

2. (v. t.) To tarnish, as reputation or character; to defame.

3. (n.) 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.

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