Defect and Scab


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Defect noun – Something that spoils the appearance or completeness of a thing.
Scab and defect are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Scab" instead a noun "Defect".
Nearby Words: defective, defection, defector, defecting, defectively
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Scab noun – The crustlike surface of a healing skin lesion.
Defect and scab are semantically related. You can use "Defect" instead a noun "Scab".
Nearby Word: scabby
Synonyms for Scab
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