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Blemish

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

In wood, marble, etc., usually a minor appearance defect that does not necessarily affect durability or strength.
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Look to see if your skin is dry or oily, clear or blemished, If you find that your diet lacks a whole food, such as full-fat milk, and your skin is dry, try gradually increasing your consumption of milk or milk products and monitor whether the skin becomes less dry and tight.
Flat, rectangular panels of generally gray, if peculiarly blemished, steel were attached to the walls of both spaces.
Of course the world is blemished. The beauty is gravely marred, the symmetry is broken.