blemishing (part of speech: verb)
distorting, blotting, deforming, dotting, discoloring, splotching, scuffing, blistering, staining, specking, disfiguring, tainting, spoiling, scraping, hacking, checking, nicking, spotting, tarnishing, abrading, cracking, hurting, flawing, scoring, notching, fracturing, gashing, chipping, marking, defacing, damaging, kinking, slitting, scratching, marring, blemishing, freckling, scarring, defecting
variegating (part of speech: verb)
- I always thought of it as the pond in Hans Andersen's Ugly Duckling, and never watched the ducks paddling among the reeds that I did not look to the sky to see the wild geese, that were contemptuously friendly with the poor hero, flecking the pearl- strewn blue. - "An Isle in the Water", Katharine Tynan.
- " The thing puzzles me," Wade went on, flecking his cigarette through the window. - "Hidden Gold", Wilder Anthony.
- As we mount, we get a magnificent panorama to our right, the plain of La Bresse, to- day blue and dim as a summer sea; to our left, the Jura range, dark purple shadows here and there flecking the green mountain sides; the pretty little town of Lons- le- Saunier at our feet. - "Holidays in Eastern France", Matilda Betham-Edwards.