Blemish


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Blemish

A minor defect in appearance that does not affect the durability or strength of wood, marble, or other material.

blemish

In wood, marble, etc., usually a minor appearance defect that does not necessarily affect durability or strength.
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Then they offered hecatombs of bulls and goats without blemish on the sea-shore, and the smoke with the savour of their sacrifice rose curling up towards heaven.
Upon the whole, then, Mr Allworthy certainly saw some imperfections in the captain; but as this was a very artful man, and eternally upon his guard before him, these appeared to him no more than blemishes in a good character, which his goodness made him overlook, and his wisdom prevented him from discovering to the captain himself.
It was very pretty then, but to me it is much prettier now, for in this seeming blemishes I read a little history.
Boots has launched the new Expert Anti Blemish Serum which guarantees visibly healthier skin in just four weeks.
In Mongolia, Vietnam, and other formerly out-of-the-way places, where control efforts have not always kept pace, old scourges (tuberculosis, brucellosis, plague, tularemia) maintain their insidious hold, a blemish on world health and a threat to balance and control.
The shuttle data that unveiled the extra-terrestrial blemish on the YucatAn are just part of the nearly 1 trillion radar measurements made of Earth between latitudes of 60[degrees]N and 56[degrees]S.
Inc.'s Bye Bye Blemish according to president Dino Valentino.
Lawrenson, 61, said on Twitter: "After three months of outstanding care at both Ormskirk & Whiston Hospitals I got the news that after two operations and the removal of my facial cancerous blemish the cancer hasn't spread anywhere.
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of the best BB Creams 4 Blemish balms have a host of benefits from blurring imperfections to hydrating your skin.
The 49-year-old suffered depression and became withdrawn because of the blemish which people, including his own children, ask him about.