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Topic: ILLNESS AND DISABILITY


scar

2 verb
     
scar2 past tense and past participle scarred, present participle scarring [transitive]
1MI if a wound or cut scars you, it leaves a permanent mark on your body:
His hands were badly scarred by the fire.
She will probably be scarred for life.
2MP if an unpleasant experience scars you, it leaves you with a feeling of sadness or fear that continues for a long time:
She was scarred by her father's suicide.
3MI to spoil the appearance of something:
quarries that scar the landscape
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