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English verb: impair

1. impair (change) make worse or less effective


SamplesHis vision was impaired.


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


Broader (hypernym)damage

2. impair (change) make imperfect


SamplesNothing marred her beauty.


Synonymsdeflower, 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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