Definitions

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  • adj. Not marked with flecks.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ flecked

Examples

  • And over all this curve of river and sweep of water and wide sands beyond arched a sky of aching brass unflecked by the tiniest cloud.

    Chapter 12

  • The great south-east wall of the mountain in front of us is quite unflecked by cloud, and in the forest are thousands of bees.

    Travels in West Africa

  • She hurried across the road to a little poplar, and with one swift stroke cut a bough about the thickness of her middle finger, cut again; the bough with its yellow leaves unflecked with red or brown dropped away.

    The Dollmaker

  • A blue sky above, unflecked by a single cloud, was reflected in a sea that was yet more blue, its hue turning to azure as we approached farther west in the tropics; until, on reaching the confines of the

    Young Tom Bowling The Boys of the British Navy

  • It seemed like paradise to me, sailing on and on before the genial western wind over the wide blue sea, with an azure sky above unflecked by a cloud in the daytime and studded with a glorious galaxy of stars at night that made the heavens look like a casket of jewels.

    The White Squall A Story of the Sargasso Sea

  • On that summer day the sky over New York was unflecked by clouds, and the air hung motionless, the waves of heat undisturbed.

    A Scientist Rises

  • The broad, bright river flowing past the town by summer noon or night was never left unflecked with sails.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 84, October, 1864

  • For two days we watched, and the water was unflecked by sign of life.

    Montlivet

  • The bright sun was glowing in a clear blue sky overhead, that was unflecked by a single cloud, while a fresh breeze blowing from the westwards to prevent the air from becoming stagnant; and the barometer, at "set Fair," made all prophets of evil, if such there were about, keep their lips tightly closed and say nothing to damp the spirits of the expectant voyagers.

    Bob Strong's Holidays Adrift in the Channel

  • Thou the pure heart, by thoughts of ill unflecked!

    Hippolytus/The Bacchae

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