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speckles

noun
plural of speckle

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a small area that is different (as in color) from the main part
  • the cat has a speckle of orange right at her whiskers

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speckles

verb
present tense third-person singular of speckle

Synonyms of speckles (Entry 2 of 2)

to mark with small spots especially unevenly
  • speckled the cookies with colored sugar

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“Speckles.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/speckles. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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