Grammar Patterns

N on n

The 'stain' group

These nouns refer to a mark or a non-physical blemish.
The only blemish on his record was his dismissal for punching during France's 18-16 defeat by Canada in Ontario.
'The Voyager tragedy is a blot on Australia's proud military history,' he said.
I realized that the stains on Constant's shirt were blood.
  • blemish
  • blot
  • bruise
  • cut
  • excrescence
  • mark
  • scar
  • stain
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