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deface

verb

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1 to deliberately cause the damage or destruction of another's property
  • the principal vowed to get the punks who defaced the statue in front of the school

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The first known use of deface was in the 14th century

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“Deface.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/deface. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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