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freckle

freck·le

freckle

 
pronunciation:
fre kl
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb & intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a light brown dot or mark of pigmentation in the skin, often brought out by exposure to sunlight.
He thinks girls with freckles on their cheeks are cute.I get freckles on my shoulders in the summer.
definition 2: any spot resembling a freckle.
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part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: freckled, freckles, freckling
definition: to mark or become marked with freckles.
If he spends a lot of time in the sun, his skin freckles.
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