GRE Word List


spoil the appearance of

The meaning of the word mar is spoil the appearance of.

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encroachmentgradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
tendhave a tendency; take care of; minister; serve at; apply one's attention; attend
rectitudemoral correctness; moral uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment
suffocatedie or kill from lack of air; suppress
arch-chief; first; Ex. archbishop
acridbitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent
inveteratedeep-rooted; habitual; CF. grow old
flukeunlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
volleysimultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.
floutreject; mock; show contempt for; scorn; Ex. flout the rules