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English verb: deflower

1. deflower (contact) deprive of virginity

SamplesThis dirty old man deflowered several young girls in the village.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)copulate, couple, mate, pair

2. deflower (change) make imperfect

SamplesNothing marred her beauty.

Synonymsimpair, mar, spoil, vitiate

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)damage

Narrower (hyponym)blemish, cloud, corrupt, deface, defile, disfigure, sully, taint

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