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mar

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of mar

  1. something that spoils the appearance or completeness of a thing the Johnsons complained to the movers about broken dishes and mars on the furniture Synonyms of mar blight, blotch, defect, deformity, disfigurement, excrescence, excrescency, fault, flaw, imperfection, blemish, mark, pockmark, scarWords Related to mar abnormality, distortion, irregularity, malformation, misshape; bug, glitch, kink; blot, blur, spot, stain, taint; damage, defacement, impairment, injury; failing, weaknessNear Antonyms of mar adornment, decoration, embellishment, enhancement, ornament


mar

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of mar

  1. 1 to affect slightly with something morally bad or undesirable mar a politician's reputation with scurrilous rumors Synonyms of mar blemish, darken, taint, poison, spoil, stain, tarnish, touch, vitiateWords Related to mar begrime, besmear, besmirch, blacken, blur, cloud, dirty, discolor, pollute, smear, smirch, smudge, smut, soil, sully, tar; abase, cheapen, debase, degrade, demean, discredit, disgrace, dishonor, foul, lower, shame, sink; bastardize, corrupt, debauch, demoralize, deprave, pervert, subvert; color, distort, twistNear Antonyms of mar cleanse, purify; dignify, elevate, ennoble, enshrine, glorify, hallow, magnify, uplift

  2. 2 to reduce the soundness, effectiveness, or perfection of the once glossy surface is now marred by numerous small pits and abrasions Synonyms of mar blemish, bloody, break, compromise, crab, cripple, cross (up), deface, disfigure, endamage, flaw, harm, hurt, impair, injure, damage, spoil, vitiateWords Related to mar deteriorate, enervate, enfeeble, undermine, weaken; erode, scour, wash out, wear (away); blight, tarnish; dent, ding, dint; botch, gum (up), queer; lacerate, wound; disable, hamstring, lame, maim, mangle, mutilate, torment, torture; annihilate, bang up, bash, batter, clobber, crush, dash, decimate, demolish, desolate, destroy, devastate, do in, pulverize, raze, ruin, scourge, shatter, smash, tear down, total, waste, wipe out, wreckNear Antonyms of mar cure, heal, help, rectify, rehabilitate, remedy; edit, remodel, revise; ameliorate, better, enhance, enrich, improve, meliorate, perfect, refineAntonyms of mar doctor, fix, mend, patch, rebuild, recondition, reconstruct, renovate, repair, revamp



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