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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.