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de·face

deface

 
pronunciation:
dih feIs
part of speech: verb
inflections: defaces, defacing, defaced
definition: to damage the surface or appearance of.
Some teenagers defaced the wall by drawing on it.
synonyms:
disfigure
antonyms:
beautify
similar words:
damage, deform
derivations: defaceable (adj.), defacement (n.), defacer (n.)