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Definitions of scar

  1. a mark left ( usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue
  2. an indication of damage
  3. mark with a scar; " The skin disease scarred his face permanently"
  4. A mark in the skin or flesh of an animal, made by a wound or ulcer, and remaining after the wound or ulcer is healed; a cicatrix; a mark left by a previous injury; a blemish; a disfigurement.
  5. A mark left upon a stem or branch by the fall of a leaf, leaflet, or frond, or upon a seed by the separation of its support. See Illust.. under Axillary.
  6. To mark with a scar or scars.
  7. To form a scar.
  8. An isolated or protruding rock; a steep, rocky eminence; a bare place on the side of a mountain or steep bank of earth.
  9. A marine food fish, the scarus, or parrot fish.
  10. The formation of new tissue in the process of wound healing.
  11. A mark left on the skin after the healing of a wound or ulcer; a mark or blemish; a steep rock or bank.
  12. To mark with, or as with, a scar.
  13. Scarred.
  14. Scarring.
  15. Cicatrix.
  16. Cicatrix of a wound.
  17. The mark left by a wound or sore: any mark or blemish.
  18. To mark with a scar.
  19. To become scarred:- pr. p. scarring; pa. t. and pa. p. scarred.
  20. A precipitous bank or rock.
  21. Mark of a wound or sore; a steep bank.
  22. To mark, or be marked, with a scar.
  23. The mark left on the skin after the healing of a wound; any mark of past injury.
  24. A mark left by a wound or sore; a blemish; a steep bank or rock.
  25. A fish of the wrasse family.
  26. A mark left by a wound which has healed; any mark or blemish.
  27. A fish of the genus scarus- usually called parrot- fish.
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Quotes of scar

  1. Children show scars like medals. Lovers use them as secrets to reveal. A scar is what happens when the word is made flesh. – Leonard Cohen
  2. I had a few fibroids removed, and they left me with a Grand Canyon of scar tissue in my uterus. The doctors weren't sure I'd be able to reproduce. I was prepared for a rough road, and then out of nowhere we conceived. – Holly Marie Combs
  3. The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes. – Thomas Hardy
  4. If I do hit that rope and do a hop, skip and a jump and get up as high as I can, I'm just going to hold my breath, because I know i'm going to hear all kinds of scar tissue popping. – Hulk Hogan
  5. It is foolish to pretend that one is fully recovered from a disappointed passion. Such wounds always leave a scar – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  6. The death penalty, I think, is a terrible scar on American justice, especially the concept of equal justice under law, but also of due process. And it goes state by state, and it's different in different states. – Burke Marshall
  7. I'm a catalyst for change. You can't be an outsider and be successful over 30 years without leaving a certain amount of scar tissue around the place. – Rupert Murdoch
  8. Have you ever been hurt and the place tries to heal a bit, and you just pull the scar off of it over and over again. – Rosa Parks
  9. Material loss can be made up through renewed labor, but the moral wrong which has been inflicted upon the conquered peoples, in the peace dictates, leaves a burning scar on the people's conscience. – Hjalmar Schacht
  10. Since the birth of our Nation, no other right has been more important than having the ability to vote. Unfortunately, as history has shown, the denial of this right to minorities is a scar on our system of democracy. – Jan Schakowsky
  11. I just want to show off my scar proudly and not be afraid of it. – Carly Simon
  12. My scar is beautiful. It looks like an arrow. – Carly Simon
  13. My desk, most loyal friend thank you. You've been with me on every road I've taken. My scar and my protection. – Marina Tsvetaeva

Usage examples for scar

  1. 5, 1837. " Ranaway, the negro man Hardy- has a scar on the upper lip, and another made with a knife on his neck." – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  2. What a naughty, dreadful face it was, with the purple scar across the left cheek! – Little Grandfather by Sophie May
  3. We inspect the healed scar and pass on. – The First Hundred Thousand by Ian Hay
  4. Do you see that scar – Darrel of the Blessed Isles by Irving Bacheller
  5. The livid scar of it is a dumb witness to my zeal. – The Sea-Hawk by Raphael Sabatini
  6. Now he is a man, and he often tells children how he got this dreadful scar and all because he did not mind quickly. – Aunt Fanny's Story-Book for Little Boys and Girls by Frances Elizabeth Barrow
  7. " That's about the same job we've got," laughed the man with the scar – The Go Ahead Boys and Simon's Mine by Ross Kay
  8. She always limped a little from the blow that Manuello gave to her; the deep, sad scar he left upon her gentle heart could not be seen, and it, somehow, grew over as her flesh and family increased. –  by
  9. I love every scar in their old grey faces. – The Major by Ralph Connor
  10. The old fellow had a rat- like gray eye- the other was hid under a black patch- and there was a deep red scar across his forehead, slanting from the patch that covered the extinguished orb. – The House by the Church-Yard by J. Sheridan Le Fanu
  11. He touched the scar with his hand, and she wavered. – The Grey Cloak by Harold MacGrath
  12. The scar was there. – Cardigan by Robert W. Chambers
  13. No, she has no scar – Cynthia Wakeham's Money by Anna Katharine Green
  14. You can see the scar on the other side of his head." – Suite Mentale by Gordon Randall Garrett
  15. Now I understand- if my mother made up something about that scar it was just to hide something else that was worse! – The Rosie World by Parker Fillmore
  16. " I know how you got that, Chad," she said, and with her lips she gently touched the scar – The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come by John Fox
  17. Well, maybe a long scar down the cheek would do even better. – Frigid Fracas by Dallas McCord Reynolds
  18. Stephen was greatly drawn toward this young German with the great scar on his pleasant face. – The Crisis, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 6, 2009
  19. Perhaps a scar later, warrior! – The Defiant Agents by Andre Alice Norton
  20. And he had that scar – The Plum Tree by David Graham Phillips

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