pockmarked


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pockmarked

(pŏk-mărkd)
Pitted or marked with scars from healed pustules, esp. those due to smallpox.
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We first flew over the area in a helicopter and saw below us a blasted landscape, pockmarked with thousands of bomb craters and shell craters.
He is described as being in his mid-30s, 5ft 3ins tall, well-built with broad shoulders, a shaven head and oval face with a pockmarked complexion and a faint scar on the right cheek.
We first visited Kuito, among the most devastated towns on Earth, where not a single building stands unscathed and even the rubble is pockmarked by mortar fire.
From the glass-enclosed top of the masonry control tower he saw Hickam Field being hit-the barracks buildings, the main administration building, the hangars, the pockmarked runways.
Under a microscope, nut-shell carbons resemble tiny, pockmarked asteroids.
The houses are pockmarked with bullets and small mortar fire.
This is best epitomised by the scrawny finger of the bell tower that presides over the entire building, its pockmarked concrete deliberately exposed as a symbol of Nicaragua's scarred soul.
They are books, containing the knowledge needed to continue rebuilding a nation once pockmarked by bombs and napalm.
have helped to transform Shaw from a drug-infested neighborhood pockmarked by abandoned buildings to a thriving and revitalized inner city community.
KARACHI -- The Aga Khan University as part of its lecture series, has arranged a presentation "A journey of discovery from the Great Black Swamp of Ohio to pockmarked Kabul," by Dr.
Those data include 4 billion measurements made by the orbiter's laser altimeter, which allowed scientists to construct an elevation map of the moon's pockmarked surface.
He also had a pockmarked face and a weathered dirty complexion.