Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WELL-MARKED

It was still on our right, and ran in a deep, well-marked channel.

Among our native Compositæ there are three well-marked types.

It will be seen that there are well-marked feathers in its composition.

Harriet was a woman of well-marked individuality and brilliant imagination.

To him it was a further and a well-marked stroke of the fatality pursuing him.

A well-marked pair of golden eagle's eggs have been known to fetch £25.

Swallows and martins form a well-marked and familiar group of birds.

At length it came to a halt, where it crossed a well-marked runway of her own.

There are three well-marked stages in the development of sciences.

They have a well-marked star-shaped figure on the dorsal surface.

WORD ORIGIN

"having a mark," Old English gemearcodan (see mark (v.)). Meaning "clearly defined" (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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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.