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Physical ImpressionsPlay
Used to describe a physical mark often caused by something hitting or pressing on a surface. SlideThe hailstorm left several dents on the hood of my car.
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Not Always NegativePlay
'Dent' can be neutral, describing a feature without implying damage or negativity, depending on context. SlideThe wooden door had natural dents, adding to its rustic charm.
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Minimal ImpactPlay
When described as 'small', a 'dent' suggests a minor, sometimes almost unnoticeable, imperfection. SlideThere's a small dent in the corner of this table, but it's hardly visible.