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speckle

speck·le

speckle

 
pronunciation:
spe kl
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a speck or small mark, esp. on skin, feathers, leaves, or the like.
synonyms:
freak, speck
similar words:
blemish, dapple, dot, flake, fleck, freckle
definition 2: a pattern or expanse of such specks on a surface; speckling.
similar words:
dapple, freckling, stipple
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: speckled, speckles, speckling
definition: to mark or dot with specks of color.
synonyms:
dot, speck
similar words:
dapple, fleck, freak, freckle, stipple, stud
derivation: speckledness (n.)