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English noun: Mar

1. Mar (time) the month following February and preceding April


SynonymsMarch


Broader (hypernym)Gregorian calendar month


Part holonymAnnunciation, Annunciation Day, Lady Day, March 19, March 2, March 25, March equinox, mid-March, Saint Joseph, spring equinox, St Joseph, Texas Independence Day, vernal equinox


Part meronymGregorian calendar, New Style calendar

2. mar (attribute) a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)


SamplesA facial blemish.


Synonymsblemish, defect


Broader (hypernym)appearance, visual aspect


Narrower (hyponym)birthmark, blackhead, blot, burn, burn mark, chatter mark, check, chip, comedo, crack, daub, dent, ding, gouge, mark, milium, mole, nevus, nick, scar, scrape, scratch, slur, smear, smirch, smudge, spot, stigma, verruca, wart, whitehead


English verb: mar

1. mar (change) make imperfect


SamplesNothing marred her beauty.


Synonymsdeflower, impair, spoil, vitiate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)damage


Narrower (hyponym)blemish, cloud, corrupt, deface, defile, disfigure, sully, taint

2. mar (body) destroy or injure severely


SamplesMutilated bodies.


Synonymsmutilate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)maim


Narrower (hyponym)force out, gouge









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