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mar

 
 
pronunciation:
mar
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: mars, marring, marred
definition: to damage or spoil, esp. on the surface or face, but not severely.
Water marks marred the wood.The incident marred his good humor.
synonyms:
blemish
antonyms:
enhance
similar words:
damage, dent, flaw, impair, injure, mark, scar, scratch, spoil, sully, taint, tarnish, vitiate
derivation: marred (adj.)