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as in fleck
a small area that is different (as in color) from the main part there was just a dot on the tablecloth where the food had spattered

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as in to spray
to cover by or as if by scattering something over or on a hillside dotted with wildflowers

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as in to sprinkle
to mark with small spots especially unevenly the practice of some chefs of positioning a small portion of food in the center and dotting the rest of the plate with sauce

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“Dot.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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