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Definition 1: a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body) - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where mar or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a facial blemish

Synonyms for mar in the sense of this definition

(mar is a kind of ...) outward or visible aspect of a person or thing

(... is a kind of mar ) a small whitish lump in the skin due to a clogged sebaceous gland

(... is a kind of mar ) (pathology) a firm abnormal elevated blemish on the skin; caused by a virus

(... is a kind of mar ) a skin lesion that is a diagnostic sign of some disease

(... is a kind of mar ) a blemish made by dirt

"he had a smudge on his cheek"

(... is a kind of mar ) a place or area that has been burned (especially on a person's body)

(... is a kind of mar ) an indication of damage

(... is a kind of mar ) a small congenital pigmented spot on the skin

(... is a kind of mar ) an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)

(... is a kind of mar ) a blemish resulting from a break without complete separation of the parts

"there was a crack in the mirror"

(... is a kind of mar ) a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something

(... is a kind of mar ) a mark made by a chattering tool on the surface of a workpiece

(... is a kind of mar ) a blemish on the skin that is formed before birth

(... is a kind of mar ) a black-tipped plug clogging a pore of the skin

Definition 2: the month following February and preceding April - [noun denoting time]

Synonyms for mar in the sense of this definition

(mar is a kind of ...) a month in the Gregorian calendar

(mar is a part of ...) a festival commemorating the announcement of the Incarnation by the angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland

(mar is a part of ...) Texans celebrate the anniversary of Texas' declaration of independence from Mexico in 1836

(mar is a part of ...) a Christian holy day

(mar is a part of ...) the middle part of March

(mar is a part of ...) March 21

(... is part of mar) the solar calendar now in general use, introduced by Gregory XIII in 1582 to correct an error in the Julian calendar by suppressing 10 days, making Oct 5 be called Oct 15, and providing that only centenary years divisible by 400 should be leap years; it was adopted by Great Britain and the American colonies in 1752

Definition 3: destroy or injure severely - [verb of body]

Samples where mar or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • mutilated bodies

Synonyms for mar in the sense of this definition

(mar is a kind of ...) injure or wound seriously and leave permanent disfiguration or mutilation

"people were maimed by the explosion"

(... is a kind of mar ) force with the thumb

"gouge out his eyes"

Definition 4: make imperfect - [verb of change]

Samples where mar or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • nothing marred her beauty

Synonyms for mar in the sense of this definition

(mar is a kind of ...) inflict damage upon

"The snow damaged the roof" "She damaged the car when she hit the tree"

(... is a kind of mar ) place under suspicion or cast doubt upon

"sully someone's reputation"

(... is a kind of mar ) mar or spoil the appearance of

"scars defaced her cheeks" "The vandals disfigured the statue"

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