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See definition of defacing on Dictionary.com
  • as invandalism
  • as inviolation

synonyms for defacing

  • mischief
  • ravaging
  • ruin
  • sacking
  • smashing
  • wreckage
  • wrecking
  • grafitti
  • trashing
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How to use defacing in a sentence

He once arrested a man for defacing the formations at the Upper Basin.
HUNTING IN MANY LANDSVARIOUS
Defacing property in that manner is gang work: Ive never known it otherwise.
LEFT HALF HARMONRALPH HENRY BARBOUR
Defacing the property of others is a particularly mean and contemptible form of mischief.
LEFT HALF HARMONRALPH HENRY BARBOUR
This it is that gives his career a certain dignity and unity, despite the errors and blunders defacing it at various periods.
LAFCADIO HEARNNINA H. KENNARD
"We've sent out a gang to massage some of the freckles defacing the speedway," Rupert informed him.
FROM THE CAR BEHINDELEANOR M. INGRAM
Any person displacing or defacing this abstract is liable to a penalty not exceeding 40 shillings.
THE CAPE AND THE KAFFIRSHARRIET WARD
The offenses included shooting rabbits, stealing, defacing Westminster Bridge, etc.
PRINCIPLES OF TEACHINGADAM S. BENNION
Some remained till Mr. Hastings obtained the means of utterly defacing them.
THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. IX. (OF 12)EDMUND BURKE
What business is it of mine to confine your genius to only one or two methods of maiming or defacing yourself?
THE WANDERER (VOLUME 1 OF 5)FANNY BURNEY
In doing it he had the same sort of frenzied satisfaction as in defacing Diane's image in his heart.
THE INNER SHRINEBASIL KING
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WORDS RELATED TO DEFACING

  • defacing
  • grafitti
  • mischief
  • ravaging
  • ruin
  • sacking
  • smashing
  • trashing
  • wreckage
  • wrecking
  • 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.