Sentence Examples


  • There were at least three different footprints but they were marred and nearly indistinguishable.
  • Violent scars marred her torso and arms.
  • The cunning and cruelty which marred his character were forgotten, and his services to his church and country remembered.
  • In September he surprised and routed Montrose at Philiphaugh near Selkirk, and was rewarded by the committee of estates with a present of -50,000 merks and a gold chain; but his victory was marred by the butchery of the captured Irish - men, women and children - to whom quarter had been given.
  • Unfortunately the council of Constance, which met mainly through the efforts of Sigismund in 1414, marred its labors by the judicial murders of John Huss and of Jerome of Prague.