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- (imp. & p. p.) of Deface
- (n.) One who, or that which, defaces or disfigures.
- Mar or spoil the appearance of; "scars defaced her cheeks"; "The vandals disfigured the statue"
- de facto
- Actually; in fact; in reality; as, a king de facto, -- distinguished from a king de jure, or by right.
- (imp. & p. p.) of Defame
- (n.) One who defames; a slanderer; a detractor; a calumniator.
- Charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone; "The journalists have defamed me!" "The article in the paper sullied my reputation"
- Attack the reputation of
- (n.) A failing or failure; omission of that which ought to be done; neglect to do what duty or law requires; as, this evil has happened through the governor's default.
- (n.) Fault; offense; ill deed; wrong act; failure in virtue or wisdom.
- (n.) A neglect of, or failure to take, some step necessary to secure the benefit of law, as a failure to appear in court at a day assigned, especially of the defendant in a suit when called to make answer; also of jurors, witnesses, etc.
- (v. i.) To fail in duty; to offend.
- (v. i.) To fail in fulfilling a contract, agreement, or duty.
- (v. i.) To fail to appear in court; to let a case go by default.
- (v. t.) To fail to perform or pay; to be guilty of neglect of; to omit; as, to default a dividend.
- (v. t.) To call a defendant or other party whose duty it is to be present in court, and make entry of his default, if he fails to appear; to enter a default against.
- (v. t.) To leave out of account; to omit.
- An unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest; "it was a narrow defeat"; "the army's only defeat"; "they suffered a convincing licking"
- The feeling that accompanies an experience of being thwarted in attaining your goals
- Win a victory over; "You must overcome all difficulties"; "defeat your enemies"; "He overcame his shyness"; "He overcame his infirmity"; "Her anger got the better of her and she blew up"
- Thwart the passage of; "kill a motion"; "he shot down the student's proposal"
- Desert (a cause, a country or an army), often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army; "If soldiers deserted Hitler's army, they were shot"
- A mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body); "a facial blemish"
- A failing or deficiency; "that interpretation is an unfortunate defect of our lack of information"
- An imperfection in a bodily system; "visual defects"; "this device permits detection of defects in the lungs"
- An imperfection in an object or machine; "a flaw caused the crystal to shatter"; "if there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer"
- (n.) The act of defending, or the state of being defended; protection, as from violence or danger.
- (n.) That which defends or protects; anything employed to oppose attack, ward off violence or danger, or maintain security; a guard; a protection.
- (n.) Protecting plea; vindication; justification.
- (n.) The defendant's answer or plea; an opposing or denial of the truth or validity of the plaintiff's or prosecutor's case; the method of proceeding adopted by the defendant to protect himself against the plaintiff's action.
- (n.) Act or skill in making defense; defensive plan or policy; practice in self defense, as in fencing, boxing, etc.
- (n.) Prohibition; a prohibitory ordinance.
- (n. & v. t.) See Defense.
- Argue or speak in defense of; "She supported the motion to strike"
- State or assert; "He maintained his innocence"
- Fight against or resist strongly; "The senator said he would oppose the bill"; "Don't fight it!"
- Be on the defensive; act against an attack
- Protect against a challenge or attack; "Hold that position behind the trees!"; "Hold the bridge against the enemy's attacks"
- Protect or fight for as a champion
- Be the defense counsel for someone in a trial; "Ms. Smith will represent the defendant"
- (n.) Alt. of Defence
- (v. t.) To furnish with defenses; to fortify.
- (a.) Full of defiance; bold; insolent; as, a defiant spirit or act.
- (n.) Deficiency in amount or quality; a falling short; lack; as, a deficit in taxes, revenue, etc.
- (imp. & p. p.) of Defile
- (n.) One who defiles; one who corrupts or violates; that which pollutes.
- Spot, stain, or pollute; "The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it"
- Make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically; "The silver was tarnished by the long exposure to the air"; "Her reputation was sullied after the affair with a married man"
- Place under suspicion or cast doubt upon; "sully someone's reputation"
- A narrow pass (especially one between mountains)
- (imp. & p. p.) of Define
- (n.) One who defines or explains.
- Decide upon or fix definitely; "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters"
- Give a definition for the meaning of a word; "Define `sadness'"
- Determine the essential quality of
- Determine the nature of; "What defines a good wine?"
- Show the form or outline of; "The tree was clearly defined by the light"; "The camera could define the smallest object"
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