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marks

noun , plural of mark

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1 a person or thing that is made fun of
  • in the wake of the scandal, the disgraced governor became the favorite mark of late-night comedians
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2 a person or thing that is the object of abuse, criticism, or ridicule
  • his gullibility and tendency to fall for bluffs made him an easy mark at the poker table
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3 overall quality as seen or judged by people in general
  • a brand of crystal that bears the mark of excellence
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4 something set up as an example against which others of the same type are compared
  • lately his playing hasn't been up to the mark expected of a concert pianist
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5 something that one hopes or intends to accomplish
  • set marks for expected daily output
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7 something that spoils the appearance or completeness of a thing
  • a small mark where the car had scraped a wall
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8 the power to bring about a result on another
  • a person of some mark in the field of evolutionary biology
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