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 for scar
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scar \Scar\, v. i.
     To form a scar.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scar \Scar\, n. [Scot. scar, scaur, Icel. sker a skerry, an
     isolated rock in the sea; akin to Dan. skiaer, Sw. sk[aum]r.
     Cf. Skerry.]
     An isolated or protruding rock; a steep, rocky eminence; a
     bare place on the side of a mountain or steep bank of earth.
     [Written also scaur.]
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           O sweet and far, from cliff and scar,
           The horns of Elfland faintly blowing.    --Tennyson.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scar \Scar\, n. [L. scarus, a kind of fish, Gr. ska`ros.]
     (Zool.)
     A marine food fish, the scarus, or parrot fish.
     [1913 Webster] Scarab

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scar \Scar\, n. [OF. escare, F. eschare an eschar, a dry slough
     (cf. It. & Sp. escara), L. eschara, fr. Gr. ? hearth,
     fireplace, scab, eschar. Cf. Eschar.]
     1. 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.
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              This earth had the beauty of youth, . . . and not a
              wrinkle, scar, or fracture on all its body. --T.
                                                    Burnet.
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     2. (Bot.) 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.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scar \Scar\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scarred; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Scarring.]
     To mark with a scar or scars.
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           Yet I'll not shed her blood;
           Nor scar that whiter skin of hers than snow. --Shak.
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           His cheeks were deeply scarred.          --Macaulay.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  scar
      n 1: a mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured
           tissue [syn: scar, cicatrix, cicatrice]
      2: an indication of damage [syn: scratch, scrape, scar,
         mark]
      v 1: mark with a scar; "The skin disease scarred his face
           permanently" [syn: scar, mark, pock, pit]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  158 Moby Thesaurus words for "scar":
     birthmark, blackhead, blaze, blaze a trail, bleb, blemish, blister,
     blotch, bluff, brand, bulla, burn, caste mark, chalk, chalk up,
     check, check off, checkmark, cicatrix, cicatrize, cliff, comedo,
     crack, crag, crater, craze, cut, damage, dapple, dash, deface,
     defacement, defect, define, deform, deformation, deformity,
     delimit, demarcate, dent, discolor, discoloration, disfiguration,
     disfigure, disfigurement, distort, distortion, dot, earmark,
     engrave, engraving, escarpment, face, fault, flaw, fleck, flick,
     freckle, gash, graving, hack, hatch, hemangioma, hickey, impress,
     imprint, injure, injury, jot, keloid, kink, lentigo, line, macula,
     make a mark, mar, mark, mark off, mark out, marking, milium, mole,
     mottle, needle scar, nevus, nick, notch, palisade, palisades,
     patch, pencil, pepper, pimple, pit, pock, pockmark, point,
     polka dot, port-wine mark, port-wine stain, precipice, prick,
     print, punch, punctuate, puncture, pustule, riddle, rift, scab,
     scarification, scarify, scarp, score, scotch, scratch, scratching,
     seal, seam, sebaceous cyst, speck, speckle, splash, split, splotch,
     spot, stain, stamp, steep, stigma, stigmatize, strawberry mark,
     streak, striate, stripe, sty, tattoo, tattoo mark, tick, tick off,
     tittle, trace, track, twist, underline, underscore, verruca,
     vesicle, wale, wall, warp, wart, watermark, weal, welt, wen,
     whitehead, wound
  
  

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