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verb (used with object)
to mar the natural form or shape of; put out of shape; disfigure:
In cases where the drug was taken during pregnancy, its effects deformed the infants.
to make ugly, ungraceful, or displeasing; mar the beauty of; spoil:
The trees had been completely deformed by the force of the wind.
to change the form of; transform.
Geology, Mechanics. to subject to deformation:
The metal was deformed under stress.
verb (used without object)
to undergo deformation.
adjective, Archaic.
deformed; ugly.
to make or become misshapen or distorted
(transitive) to mar the beauty of; disfigure
(transitive) to subject or be subjected to a stress that causes a change of dimensions


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