Though I knew I had acted for the best, she made me feel a bad angel, a marplot, a spoil-sport.
Oh my heart; why was I doomed to be the marplot of his life?
Did Ralston know that he had been considered a sort of marplot?
I did not wish to be a killjoy and a marplot, or I would have forbidden Fred to touch a foot-ball after he entered college.
He had felt sure, from the first, that the pretended mute was other than he seemed; that he was a spy and marplot.
Madonna Ilaria did not hint that she preferred the society of a marplot to that of a Frangipani!
Then, it is said, with a tremendous oath he sent the marplot to the rear, and Lee's military career ignominiously ended.
Holding fast to these beliefs, Cimarron Bill rode forth full of an unconscious willingness to play the marplot.
Mr. marplot is below, Gentlemen, and desires to know if he may have Leave to wait upon ye.
“The marplot, madam, has the instinct of his nature,” returned Gondremark.