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  • v. To add speckles.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To mark with speckles or spots.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To mark with speckles, spots, or bright patches.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. mark with small spots


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  • All over the world, if not every day then in every age, beautiful paintings and poems and pieces of music and buildings are generated: one can almost imagine little flaring lights on the surface of the earth, like those seen in photos from space, though they are much more sparse and scattered than the illuminating devices that bespeckle our globe.


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