Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / deface

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Imagine how devastating it would have been had the stonework itself been defaced and left in ruins — a universal, visual trope for civilization’s collapse.
At the event in 2018, one water pipe control system, likely used for a commercial building, had its computer screen defaced with graffiti-type messages.
AMERICA’S DRINKING WATER IS SURPRISINGLY EASY TO POISONBY PETER ELKIND AND JACK GILLUMMARCH 17, 2021PROPUBLICA
Alas, they have little time to contemplate their momentous finding before their lighting equipment fails and, in the ensuing darkness, they are set upon by an assailant who knocks Henry out, kidnaps Totel and defaces the mural.
There they denounced a statue of Albert Pike, a Confederate general, defaced it, toppled it with ropes and chains and set it ablaze.
The debate featured Dole equivocating on whether cigarettes are addictive, cross border sewage and a Perot supporter willing to deface the natural environment.
I am famous practise; for there is scarcely a day when I do not deface God's noblest work for others, or they for me.
CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
Even the necessary filth of commerce cannot destroy, or scarcely deface the beauty of the country.
They are the last we shall give to show the extreme wildness and extravagance which deface the drama of Festus.
Nor was I willing to deface the pages of the work with explanatory notes.
In the sultry season of 1783, honey-dews were so frequent as to deface and destroy the beauties of my garden.

WORDS RELATED TO DEFACE

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORD OF THE DAY

foofarawnoun | [foo-fuh-raw ]SEE DEFINITION
See Today's Synonym