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marked (adj.)

"having a mark," Old English gemearcodan (see mark (v.)). Meaning "clearly defined, easy to distinguish" (pronounced as two syllables) is from 1795. Related: Markedly. Marked man "one who is watched with hostile intent" is from 1769.

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Definitions of marked

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