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mar

Short Definition : spoil the appearance of

Definition
(noun) the month following February and preceding April
Synonyms : march
Definition
(noun) a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)
Synonyms : blemish defect
Example Sentence
  • a facial blemish
Definition
(verb) make imperfect
Example Sentence
  • nothing marred her beauty
Definition
(verb) destroy or injure severely
Synonyms : mutilate
Example Sentence
  • mutilated bodies
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hindi- mar(beating)- spoils the appearance of anything.

MARked the wall with paint and spoil(damaged)it

salman has beaten(marred) katrina in public..her appearance was spoiled..!

maraud

Short Definition : move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army

Definition
(noun) a sudden short attack
Synonyms : foray raid
Definition
(verb) raid and rove in search of booty
Example Sentence
  • marauding rebels overran the countryside
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remember marauder's map? which harry used when out for searching anything in hogwarts?

mar + aud = aiming to "mar" things.

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ma(mal)-raud(raid)

mard ( man ) ... inherently plunder

maaro ( steal ) uder se ( from where ? using maps to hunt)

mar attack aud read as odd time...attack at odd time can be a sudden attack

margin

Short Definition : border; room; allowance beyond what is needed; Ex. margin of safety

Definition
(noun) the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
Synonyms : border perimeter
Definition
(noun) an amount beyond the minimum necessary
Example Sentence
  • the margin of victory
Definition
(noun) the amount of collateral a customer deposits with a broker when borrowing from the broker to buy securities
Synonyms : security deposit
Definition
(noun) (finance) the net sales minus the cost of goods and services sold Definition
(noun) the blank space that surrounds the text on a page
Example Sentence
  • he jotted a note in the margin
Definition
(noun) a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits

marginal

Short Definition : of a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability

Definition
(adj) at or constituting a border or edge
Synonyms : fringy
Example Sentence
  • the marginal strip of beach
Definition
(adj) of questionable or minimal quality
Synonyms : borderline
Example Sentence
  • borderline grades
  • marginal writing ability
Definition
(adj) just barely adequate or within a lower limit
Synonyms : bare
Example Sentence
  • a bare majority
  • a marginal victory
Definition
(adj) producing at a rate that barely covers production costs
Example Sentence
  • marginal industries
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marital

Short Definition : pertaining to marriage

Definition
(adj) of or relating to the state of marriage
Synonyms : married matrimonial
Example Sentence
  • marital status
  • marital fidelity
  • married bliss

maritime

Short Definition : bordering on(adjacent to) the sea; nautical; of the ships or the sea; Ex. Maritime Provinces

Definition
(adj) relating to or involving ships or shipping or navigation or seamen
Synonyms : marine nautical
Example Sentence
  • nautical charts
  • maritime law
  • marine insurance
Definition
(adj) bordering on or living or characteristic of those near the sea
Example Sentence
  • a maritime province
  • maritime farmers
  • maritime cultures
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for maritime

Marine time!

marry time - if you have listened to the song the otherside by RHCP then they say "...where i marry the sea"..

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