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marked

Short Definition : noticeable; targeted for vengeance or attack; Ex. marked improvement/man

Definition
(adj) strongly marked; easily noticeable
Synonyms : pronounced
Example Sentence
  • walked with a marked limp
  • a pronounced flavor of cinnamon
Definition
(adj) singled out for notice or especially for a dire fate
Example Sentence
  • a marked man
Definition
(adj) having or as if having an identifying mark or a mark as specified; often used in combination
Example Sentence
  • played with marked cards
  • a scar-marked face
  • well-marked roads

maroon

Short Definition : leave helpless on a deserted island or coast; ADJ. red brown

Definition
(noun) a person who is stranded (as on an island)
Example Sentence
  • when the tide came in I was a maroon out there
Definition
(noun) a dark purplish-red to dark brownish-red color Definition
(noun) an exploding firework used as a warning signal Definition
(verb) leave stranded or isolated with little hope of rescue
Synonyms : strand
Example Sentence
  • the travellers were marooned
Definition
(verb) leave stranded on a desert island without resources
Example Sentence
  • The mutinous sailors were marooned on an island
Definition
(adj) of dark brownish to purplish red
Synonyms : brownish-red
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for maroon

if i leave u alone in my room(MAROON), u ll feel helpless as though u are on a deserted island as there ll be only books and nothing else!

marred

Short Definition : damaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure

Definition
(adj) blemished by injury or rough wear
Synonyms : scarred
Example Sentence
  • the scarred piano bench
  • walls marred by graffiti
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for marred

mar+red in hindi maar = getting hurt .. bcoz of hurt it becomes red.hence damaged..

sounds like married.. Your figure is disfigured and damaged after marriage due to excessive ***

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marred seems like married but its doesnt contain i that is its disfigured.

marrow

Short Definition : soft fatty tissue that fills most bone cavities and is the source of blood cells

Definition
(noun) the fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones
Synonyms : bone marrow
Definition
(noun) any of various squash plants grown for their elongated fruit with smooth dark green skin and whitish flesh Definition
(noun) very tender and very nutritious tissue from marrowbones
Synonyms : bone marrow
Definition
(noun) large elongated squash with creamy to deep green skins
Synonyms : vegetable marrow
Definition
(noun) the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
Example Sentence
  • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
  • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
  • the nub of the story
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for marrow

'itna marrow ki haddi pasli ek ho jaye'

aisa marro ki marrow kharab ho jae...

مغز استخوان مار رو هست

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we say "BONE MARROW"

marshal

Short Definition : put in order; guide ceremoniously to the correct place; Ex. marshal the children into the museum; N: military officer; official

Definition
(noun) a law officer having duties similar to those of a sheriff in carrying out the judgments of a court of law
Synonyms : marshall
Definition
(noun) (in some countries) a military officer of highest rank
Synonyms : marshall
Definition
(verb) place in proper rank
Example Sentence
  • marshal the troops
Definition
(verb) arrange in logical order
Example Sentence
  • marshal facts or arguments
Definition
(verb) make ready for action or use
Synonyms : mobilise mobilize summon
Example Sentence
  • marshal resources
Definition
(verb) lead ceremoniously, as in a procession
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for marshal

marshal sounds like "MARCH" = i.e walk in order. this is same as put in order.

marshal also means a police officer.. one of his jobs wld be to keep his subordinates in order..

marsupial

Short Definition : one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat

Definition
(noun) mammals of which the females have a pouch (the marsupium) containing the teats where the young are fed and carried
Synonyms : pouched mammal
Definition
(adj) of or relating to the marsupials
Example Sentence
  • marsupial animals
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for marsupial

MA ke PURSE mein SO rahe PILLEY....

sounds like soup.. all demanded by the kangaroo's kid in its pocket

maa se soup peetey bachey

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ma so rahe bache ko pal rahe hai -ma-so-pial

marsupial = The part of the mother body from where sup comes.

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