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  • adjective obsolete Of a person, to be perplexed or troubled
  • adjective Northern England Of a child, to be spoilt, cosseted, overly indulged
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of mar.

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  • adjective blemished by injury or rough wear

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Examples

  • _Made or marred; made or marred_, -- the words rang through my brain till they maddened me.

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  • His hands pressed against the windows, the oil of his skin marred the pristine glass.

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  • The weather for the Spring Game wasn't the greatest, and rain marred the proceedings, but an announced crowd of 5.600 still showed up.

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  • However, the project was once again marred by its sheer scale and rising budget.

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  • Hellboy does the usual demonizing of the Nazi party that we have all grown accustomed to, but the Nazi "reality" perhaps "delusion" might be a better term marred the literal demonizing of the Nazis.

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  • Hellboy does the usual demonizing of the Nazi party that we have all grown accustomed to, but the Nazi "reality" perhaps "delusion" might be a better term marred the literal demonizing of the Nazis.

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  • Hellboy does the usual demonizing of the Nazi party that we have all grown accustomed to, but the Nazi "reality" perhaps "delusion" might be a better term marred the literal demonizing of the Nazis.

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  • Jim Gibbons was tossed aside Tuesday -- the first incumbent governor in Nevada history to lose a nominating election after a tumultuous first term marred by a bitter divorce, allegations of infidelities and an abrasive style that alienated members of his own party.

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  • Jim Gibbons was tossed aside Tuesday -- the first incumbent governor in Nevada history to lose a nominating election after a tumultuous first term marred by a bitter divorce, allegations of infidelities and an abrasive style that alienated members of his own party.

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  • His predecessor, Democrat Bill Clinton, had a 66% approval rating in early 2001 when he stepped down after two terms marred by a sex scandal and impeachment.

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