blemishing (part of speech: verb)
dotting, blotting, discoloring, flawing, disfiguring, splotching, scuffing, blistering, staining, specking, distorting, tainting, spoiling, scraping, hacking, checking, nicking, spotting, tarnishing, abrading, cracking, hurting, flecking, scoring, notching, fracturing, gashing, chipping, marking, defecting, damaging, kinking, slitting, scratching, marring, blemishing, freckling, scarring, deforming
- The chief ground of his being suspected of defacing the images was because the great Mercury, which stood near his house, and was an ancient monument of the tribe Aegeis, was almost the only statue of all the remarkable ones, which remained entire. - "Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans", Clough, Arthur Hugh.
- The offenses included shooting rabbits, stealing, defacing Westminster Bridge, etc. - "Principles of Teaching", Adam S. Bennion.
- Sound, I protest,- sound in wind and limb; not a defacing mark! - "Molly Bawn", Margaret Wolfe Hamilton.