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synonyms for defacement

  • disfigurement
  • impairment
  • vandalism
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How to use defacement in a sentence

Probably other instances of property defacement will be found, but these so far are the most glaring that have come to light.
LEFT HALF HARMONRALPH HENRY BARBOUR
Pictures of generals or royalties are especially liable to defacement with opprobrious epithets.
A LIBRARIAN'S OPEN SHELFARTHUR E. BOSTWICK
Later evidence indicates that while there was a demonstration there was no defacement of the vault.
CUBA, OLD AND NEWALBERT GARDNER ROBINSON
It would be easy to cite a hundred other words like these, saved only by their nobler uses in literature from ultimate defacement.
STYLEWALTER RALEIGH
A bendlet wavy sinister is such an absolute defacement of a crest that few can care to make use of a crest so marked.
A COMPLETE GUIDE TO HERALDRYARTHUR CHARLES FOX-DAVIES
Think of the factories which build presses for the ultimate defacement of that paper; and the other factories which make the ink.
ABROAD AT HOMEJULIAN STREET
The inscriptions to prevent defacement are glazed over, and as the glass is broken the effect is wretched.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF GLOUCESTER [2ND ED.]H. J. L. J. MASS
They are never disfigured with vile language or other defacement.
FARM BOYS AND GIRLSWILLIAM ARCH MCKEEVER
It was its extreme hardness that saved it from destruction and defacement.
BEAUTIES AND ANTIQUITIES OF IRELANDT. O. RUSSELL
About eight o'clock the sedan was brought home empty, and without a sign of defacement inside or out.
THE PRINCE OF INDIA, VOLUME IILEW. WALLACE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DEFACEMENT

  • abuses
  • breakings
  • breaks
  • contraventions
  • encroachments
  • illegalities
  • infractions
  • infringements
  • misbehaviors
  • misdemeanors
  • negligence
  • nonobservances
  • offenses
  • ruptures
  • transgressions
  • trespasses
  • trespassings
  • violates
  • wrongs
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.