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scar over

[for an injury] to form and leave a scar. The wound will scar over, but your arm will never be the same as it was before the accident.
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The sight of a wound or scar always agitates and sickens me," she said.
continued Magua, tearing aside the slight calico that very imperfectly concealed his painted breast; "here are scars given by knives and bullets--of these a warrior may boast before his nation; but the gray-head has left marks on the back of the Huron chief that he must hide like a squaw, under this painted cloth of the whites.
I could not help glancing at the scar with a painful interest when we went in to tea.
Fortunately it cannot leave a scar, as it is so tiny.
Thus in the recognition of Odysseus by his scar, the discovery is made in one way by the nurse, in another by the swineherds.
Clad in blue silk and bright embroidery At the first call of Spring the fair young bride, On whom as yet Sorrow has laid no scar, Climbs the Kingfisher's Tower.
He could not refrain from a smile of visible satisfaction; but this smile soon disappeared, and returning to the adventure of Meung, "Tell me," continued he, "had not this gentlemen a slight scar on his cheek?
TELEMACHUS AND ULYSSES REMOVE THE ARMOUR--ULYSSES INTERVIEWS PENELOPE--EURYCLEA WASHES HIS FEET AND RECOGNISES THE SCAR ON HIS LEG--PENELOPE TELLS HER DREAM TO ULYSSES.
Had I been passionless, the evil blow would have done only bodily evil - a scar, or a bruise - which is illusion.
Now there had been great doings that morning, for a certain yeoman named Egbert, who came from Stoke over in Staffordshire, had thrown with ease all those that came against him; but a man of Denby, well known through all the countryside as William of the Scar, had been biding his time with the Stoke man; so, when Egbert had thrown everyone else, stout William leaped into the ring.
He half turned his left shoulder toward me, exhibiting the newly healed scar of the Mahars' branded mark.
And the woman rose, and the man took her in his arms to kiss her, and of a sudden the ape-man saw red through a bloody mist of murder, and the old scar upon his forehead burned scarlet against his brown hide.
Salving his conscience with the idea that this was part of the inspection, he rode on to the clay-pit--a huge scar in a hillside.
Also, with quick, critical eye, she noted a scar on his cheek, another that peeped out from under the hair of the forehead, and a third that ran down and disappeared under the starched collar.
And when the surgeons got done with me, there were the fingers gone from my hand, that scar down the side of my face .