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A mark left on the skin or within body tissue where a wound, burn, or sore has not healed completely and fibrous connective tissue has developed
“The fix includes snipping underneath the skin to sever the connective tissue, causing the scar to spring up.”
A lasting effect of grief, fear, or other emotion left on a person's character by an unpleasant experience
“But he said the mental scars have proved more difficult to overcome.”
A steep wall of rock, earth, or ice
“… at the next bend in the river, a scar of red sandstone steeply rises to over 100 feet.”
Mark with a scar or scars
“Her face was badly scarred and she struggled to move her injured legs and arms.”
To mark or become marked with a scar
“He was scarred for life during a pub fight.”
To permanently effect or be permanently affected by mental trauma
“This is something that is going to scar him forever.”
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