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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 blem·ish /ˈblɛmɪʃ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 blem·ish /ˈblɛmɪʃ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Blem·ish v. t. [imp. & p. p. Blemished p. pr. & vb. n. Blemishing.]
 1. To mark with deformity; to injure or impair, as anything which is well formed, or excellent; to mar, or make defective, either the body or mind.
    Sin is a soil which blemisheth the beauty of thy soul.   --Brathwait.
 2. To tarnish, as reputation or character; to defame.
    There had nothing passed between us that might blemish reputation.   --Oldys.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Blem·ish, n.; pl. Blemishes  Any mark of deformity or injury, whether physical or moral; anything that diminishes beauty, or renders imperfect that which is otherwise well formed; that which impairs reputation.
    He shall take two he lambs without blemish, and one ewe lamb of the first year without blemish.   --Lev. xiv. 10.
    The reliefs of an envious man are those little blemishes and imperfections that discover themselves in an illustrious character.   --Spectator.
 Syn: -- Spot; speck; flaw; deformity; stain; defect; fault; taint; reproach; dishonor; imputation; disgrace.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something
          (especially on a person's body); "a facial blemish" [syn:
           defect, mar]
      v 1: mar or spoil the appearance of; "scars defaced her cheeks";
           "The vandals disfigured the statue" [syn: deface, disfigure]
      2: mar or impair with a flaw; "her face was blemished" [syn: spot]
      3: add a flaw or blemish to; make imperfect or defective [syn:

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    imperfection or bodily deformity excluding men from the
    priesthood, and rendering animals unfit to be offered in
    sacrifice (Lev. 21:17-23; 22:19-25). The Christian church, as
    justified in Christ, is "without blemish" (Eph. 5:27). Christ
    offered himself a sacrifice "without blemish," acceptable to God
    (1 Pet. 1:19).