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dappled

adjective
variants: also dapple

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 marked with spots
  • a dappled fawn

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2 having blotches of two or more colors
  • a forest that was vibrant with the dappled foliage of autumn

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dappled

verb
past tense of dapple

Synonyms of dappled (Entry 2 of 2)

to mark with small spots especially unevenly
  • sunlight dappled the canopy of vines over our heads

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“Dappled.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dappled. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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