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scar         

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      n  
1    any mark left on the skin or other tissue following the healing of a wound  
2    a permanent change in a person's character resulting from emotional distress  
his wife's death left its scars on him     
3    the mark on a plant indicating the former point of attachment of a part, esp. the attachment of a leaf to a stem  
4    a mark of damage; blemish  
      vb   , scars, scarring, scarred  
5    to mark or become marked with a scar  
6    intr   to heal leaving a scar  
     (C14: via Late Latin from Greek eskhara scab)  
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scar          [2]  
      n  
1    a bare craggy rock formation  
2    a similar formation in a river or sea,   (Also called (Scot))    scaur  
     (C14: from Old Norse sker low reef, skerry)  

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scar

  
1   
      n   blemish, cicatrix, injury, mark, trauma     (Pathology)   wound  
2   
      vb   brand, damage, disfigure, mark, traumatize  

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scarf, scare, scarp, Scart

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