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deface (something) with (something)

To intentionally mar the appearance of something by a particular means. I can't believe that someone defaced our beautiful storefront with graffiti!
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deface something with something

to mutilate or spoil the appearance of something with something. Someone defaced the wall with spray paint. Please don't deface the facilities.
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In the "I deface you" phenomenon, this interactive contract is broken since the propaganda material, particularly the photograph of the face, gains additional destabilizing elements and, therefore, new meaning.
While he feels proud of the operation to deface the Comelec website, Biteng said he regretted the leakage and his subsequent arrest.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D), and Representative John Boehner (R) asked the US House of Representatives' Chief Administration Officer to immediately assess how hackers managed to deface 49 Web sites of house members and committees.
Hacker didn't deface the site; instead a page was inserted into PTA server and demanded to ban il licit sites.
Deputies found a can of red spray paint - the same color used to deface school property with gang-related graffiti - on campus, near where the resident had reported seeing two people minutes earlier.
These girls leave their homes, in the Groves area, off Lodge Lane, Toxteth armed with their felt tips determined to deface all the areas properties.
According to the Verge, Edward Snowden, whose passport and application email for the certification were used to deface the EC-Council's homepage, alongside the message Defaced again?
INTELLIGENT cameras are aiming to catch graffiti artists red-handed as they deface bus shelters around Birmingham.
7 ( ANI ): A Pakistani hacker has managed to break into and deface 400 Chinese government websites and webpages.
According to the report, Cleary also faces charges in the US, where he stands accused of breaking into a number of websites, including that of the US X Factor, in order to deface them and steal personal details.
Businesses, schools and community centers find themselves constant targets, struggling just to keep up with the taggers who deface their property.
The group also said that they do not deface or hack websites randomly, but instead focus their highly targeted attacks on past defacements by Indians hackers.
It just shows you the sad state of today's society when people think it's a good laugh to deface such a public place.
That incident and still-vivid memories of it demonstrate the attachment most Americans have for Old Glory - and the disgust they have for those who would deface it.
People who burn or deface the American flag - and thankfully it doesn't happen often - to make some sort of a statement are contemptible.