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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disfigure  \Dis*fig"ure\  (?;  135),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Disfigured};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Disfiguring}.]  [OF. 
  desfigurer,  F.  d['e]figurer;  pref.  des-  (L.  dis-)  +  figurer 
  to  fashion,  shape,  fr  L.  figurare,  fr  figura  figure.  See 
  {Figure},  and  cf  {Defiguration}.] 
  To  mar  the  figure  of  to  render  less  complete,  perfect,  or 
  beautiful  in  appearance;  to  deface;  to  deform. 
 
  Disfiguring  not  God's  likeness,  but  their  own 
  --Milton. 
 
  Syn:  To  deface;  deform;  mar;  injure. 




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