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  • n. Plural form of pockmark.


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  • The pockmarks were the ancient scars of a bombing that took place in the 1920s, arguably the first terrorist attack on American soil.

    Ugly Americans

  • He brought my husband in and he said, "Look at these marks on the floor, kind of pockmarks on the floor that go from the deck to the garden.

    Landon Lecture

  • In places the pockmarks of shrapnel and the scorches of fire were left on view.

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  • There was a program, done up on a word processor, with the official Army photo of the deceased, wearing a clean uniform, posed in front of an American flag -- young, so young, you could see a few red pockmarks on the side of his face, a chicken pox scar on his forehead.

    Peter Van Buren: Veteran's Day: Knocking on Heaven's Door

  • Buyer beware: Some dealers may try to justify the porousness and pockmarks of lower-end stone as naturally occurring imperfections that are a stylistic choice, say contractors.

    How You Should Talk So the IRS Will Listen

  • Almost everyone who was infected with smallpox developed telltale pockmarks, making the virus easy to track.

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  • He had a ruggedly handsome face with some pockmarks and full lips.

    Kill the Irishman

  • Pete Doctor: It†™ s definitely idealized and caricatured, but I look at the veins in my own hand and I think, ‘Well, you wouldn†™ t want to see that on a cartoon character. †™ Everything is simplified to be more appealing †and we certainly did that with Carl†™ s wrinkles and the pockmarks on his nose.

    Interview: Pete Doctor on Disney/Pixar's UP | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News

  • Broken glass absolutely everywhere, as well as puke pockmarks, blast radii of nasty fair food and much too much beer.

    Bergkirchweih: "You don't think, you drink,"

  • The weather and that fit of wildness were the only pockmarks on Sabathia's performance.

    Sabathia Almost Perfect

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