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synonyms for scarring

  • disfigure
  • injure
  • maim
  • mar
  • traumatize
  • beat
  • blemish
  • brand
  • cut
  • damage
  • deface
  • flaw
  • pinch
  • score
  • scratch
  • slash
  • stab

antonyms for scarring

MOST RELEVANT
  • aid
  • cure
  • heal
  • help
  • adorn
  • beautify
  • decorate
  • embellish
  • fix
  • lose
  • mend
  • ornament
  • repair
  • smooth
  • perfect
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How to use scarring in a sentence

I still sport a scar from a Swiss Army knife saw across my left thumb—but I haven’t injured myself with any saw since.
A BAD UNCLE'S GUIDE TO DANGEROUS GIFTS FOR KIDSWES SILERDECEMBER 11, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Although the CRISPR tool is immensely versatile, it lacks precision, and the DNA surgery created something akin to genetic scars in the twins born from the experiment.
GENE EDITING HAS MADE PIGS IMMUNE TO A DEADLY EPIDEMICKATIE MCLEANDECEMBER 11, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Nevertheless, if such an impact did happen, it surely carved a fresh scar, which a spacecraft might pick up.
DECEMBER’S STUNNING GEMINID METEOR SHOWER IS BORN FROM A HUMBLE ASTEROIDKEN CROSWELLDECEMBER 2, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
In her small town and the school where she has worked for 17 years, most people know what happened to her, she said, adding that she will show the scars on her belly if asked.
MORE BURN INJURIES ARE OCCURRING IN KITCHENS DURING PANDEMIC. THANKSGIVING MAY SEE A RISE IN THESE ACCIDENTS.KATHERINE ELLISONNOVEMBER 22, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Besides leaving scars, third-degree burns can cause nerve damage and decreased sensation, Palmieri said.
MORE BURN INJURIES ARE OCCURRING IN KITCHENS DURING PANDEMIC. THANKSGIVING MAY SEE A RISE IN THESE ACCIDENTS.KATHERINE ELLISONNOVEMBER 22, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Every time you get a scar, you try not to do the same stupid thing again.
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Along came Napoleon, hacking away the limbs and scarring the gnarled trunk with fire and sword.
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In some cases destruction of the follicles ensues and slight scarring and permanent hair loss result.
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More or less pigmentation, and sometimes superficial scarring, may remain to mark the site of the lesions.
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In order that the chances of marked inflammatory action and scarring (always possibilities) may be reduced to a minimum.
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