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something that spoils the appearance or completeness of a thing
  • the Johnsons complained to the movers about broken dishes and mars on the furniture

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1 to affect slightly with something morally bad or undesirable
  • mar a politician's reputation with scurrilous rumors

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injure, harm, hurt, damage, impair, mar mean to affect injuriously. injure implies the inflicting of anything detrimental to one's looks, comfort, health, or success. badly injured in an accident harm often stresses the inflicting of pain, suffering, or loss. careful not to harm the animals hurt implies inflicting a wound to the body or to the feelings. hurt by their callous remarks damage suggests injury that lowers value or impairs usefulness. a table damaged in shipping impair suggests a making less complete or efficient by deterioration or diminution. years of smoking had impaired his health mar applies to injury that spoils perfection (as of a surface) or causes disfigurement. the text is marred by many typos

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The first known use of mar was before the 12th century

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“Mar.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 12 December 2019.

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