verb (used with object), marred, mar·ring.
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OTHER WORDS FROM marun·mar·ring, adjective
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The game was marred by the Eagles’ controversial quarterback switch.Washington football timeline: From Ron Rivera hiring to playoff exit|Sam Fortier|January 12, 2021|Washington Post
Disturbing those remains would add even more insult to a region that has been marred by pollution and disease from energy and manufacturing plants establishing themselves there.
The false assertion that the election was marred by widespread voter fraud was consistently reinforced by cheapfakes.
Claiming to think that the presidential election in its entirety was marred by fraud and illegality.The grim overlap of increased turnout and skepticism of the results|Philip Bump|December 16, 2020|Washington Post
He sits in dark corners of the narrative, a bit inanimate, like a broken chair marring a finely furnished room.
A cloth or paper is placed over the back of the chair to prevent marring of the varnish or wood.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various
Yet I think the cry was less from pain than to see the marring of her shining breastplate; and the tears started to her eyes.A Heroine of France|Evelyn Everett-Green
My popularity grew as the improvements increased, but one trifling incident came near marring it.The Memoirs of General P. H. Sheridan, Complete|General Philip Henry Sheridan
By what she was doing she was marring her chance of preserving into old age the appearance of comparative youth.December Love|Robert Hichens
The thought should be clothed in a perfect body, so that nothing can be added or subtracted without marring the beauty.Elementary Guide to Literary Criticism|F. V. N. Painter