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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of splotch.

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

  • adj. marked with irregularly shaped spots or blots


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  • Shaded by a droopy live oak tree and splotched with moss clinging to its mortared block walls, it looked dropped there from some ancient time, seeming all the more out of place with asphalt crowding it on three sides.

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  • His black workboots are splotched and spotted with whatever it is streaking his pant legs.

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  • He was wearing his new ladybird-red waistcoat, and it suits him well, although his normally coiffed hair was disordered and his delicate cheeks splotched with colour.

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  • They'd come out to the city limits after chasing us to get a clear view of things, with eye-slits cut into their stitched white hoods, splotched with a smattering of pink.

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  • An imposing man with the makings of a beard splotched across his face, Garrard skulked down the grimy Philadelphia streets slouched forward as if his muscles were barely contained within his hoodie.

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  • Bruises splotched his lower back, chest, and arms.

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  • Her eyes were splotched red with broken blood vessels, and blood dripped from her nose.

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  • Painters in splotched overalls carry in buckets and brushes.

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  • The "locavore" ethic calls for shopping at farmers 'markets, and there are downsides — such as pricey, splotched produce and no more fresh raspberries in January.

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  • He whirled, gasping and vomit-splotched — screaming!

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