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  • adj. Covered in blotches.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of blotch.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Marked or covered with blotches.

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

  • adj. marked with irregularly shaped spots or blots


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  • He rounded a slight bend in the road, which then turned to gravel intermittently blotched with mud.

    Empty Homes, Empty Windows

  • Her hands shook, and her face was blotched and swollen from weeping.

    Invisible Child

  • And the immersive nastiness of their aesthetic — decayed bathrooms, foul workshops, seeping industrial spaces, blades blotched with rust — distilled the slasher-flick elixir: atmosphere.

    Don’t Fear the Reaper

  • In the middle distance, on the broken foothills surrounding the crater, the greenery was blotched with black and gray swaths of bare or scorched earth.

    Backlash « A Fly in Amber

  • The skin on his face was dull and blotched, his eyes drained of that familiar childlike wonder.

    Jan Herman: Writers on Fighters

  • Her face was contorted in grief: her skin ruddy and blotched under her makeup, her eyes wet with tears.

    Time of Death

  • He wants me to learn from his previous examples by transcribing and ordering all of his past cases, which is quite a task, considering how poor the penmanship is of these records—small, tight lettering, words in every margin, drawn maps blotched with ink, all written by Mr. Soper himself.


  • Mr. Soper raised his voice at her, and I looked at his blotched face, astonished at the sudden change in him.


  • The cheek-bones were blotched with the blood congested by the debauch that was evidently being slept off.


  • Her face was blotched red, and her jaw thrust out.

    Crimson Wind


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