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marred
 a.  damaged or disfigured by injury or rough wear
Classic Sentence: (24 in 2 pages)
1  She had marred him for a moment, if he had wounded her for an age.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7
2  Yet it was watching him, with its beautiful marred face and its cruel smile.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7
3  The moment she touched actual life, she marred it, and it marred her, and so she passed away.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8
4  The vicious cruelty that marred the fine lines of the mouth had, no doubt, appeared at the very moment that the girl had drunk the poison, whatever it was.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8
5  No winter marred his face or stained his flowerlike bloom.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11
6  Basil had painted the portrait that had marred his life.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 20
7  Its mere memory had marred many moments of joy.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 20
8  There was something subtly wrong with the face, some coarseness of expression, some hardness, perhaps, of eye, some looseness of lip which marred its perfect beauty.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 11. The Man on the Tor
9  There was something of Mr. Pickwick's benevolence in his appearance, marred only by the insincerity of the fixed smile and by the hard glitter of those restless and penetrating eyes.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF CHARLES AUGUSTUS MILVERTON
10  This was a truly thrilling scene, though some persons might have thought that the sudden tumbling down of a quantity of long red hair rather marred the effect of the villain's death.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWO
11  He put his hands in his coat pockets and turned back eagerly to his scrutiny of the house, as though my presence marred the sacredness of the vigil.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 7
12  This plot accordingly was marred, and Giulio's schemes baulked, in consequence of a chance meeting.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI.
13  The mutilation of the savage has its tragic survival in the self-denial that mars our lives.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2
14  The faintest sound, as of the cackling of the geese in the Capitol, the least departure from some ordinary routine, the most trifling mistake or error, mars the whole enterprise.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XXXII.
15  He had but one marring thought; he was willing that the dog should play with his pinchbug, but he did not think it was upright in him to carry it off.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
Example Sentence:
1  A young man married is a man that's marred.
2  The report was marred by a mass of superfluous detail.
3  She had to refinish the marred surface of the table.
4  Marriage makes or mars a man.
5  They attacked the victory they sought - to mar the election.
6  One scabbed sheep will mar a whole flock.