Though I knew I had acted for the best, she made me feel a bad angel, a marplot, a spoil-sport.
Oh my heart; why was I doomed to be the marplot of his life?
Did Ralston know that he had been considered a sort of marplot?
I did not wish to be a killjoy and a marplot, or I would have forbidden Fred to touch a foot-ball after he entered college.
He had felt sure, from the first, that the pretended mute was other than he seemed; that he was a spy and marplot.
Holding fast to these beliefs, Cimarron Bill rode forth full of an unconscious willingness to play the marplot.
Then, it is said, with a tremendous oath he sent the marplot to the rear, and Lee's military career ignominiously ended.
Madonna Ilaria did not hint that she preferred the society of a marplot to that of a Frangipani!
Mr. marplot is below, Gentlemen, and desires to know if he may have Leave to wait upon ye.
“The marplot, madam, has the instinct of his nature,” returned Gondremark.