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verb as in speckle

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Pink natural light dapples a river in one composition, while reflections of house lamps streak a dark lake in another.

On Santa Cruz, book a spot at the remote, oak-dappled Del Norte backcountry camp.

The dapple grays were fat, well fed beasts, and the coachman was old and rheumatic.

Here there are no mossy rocks or sheltering trees to dapple the scene with their brightness and shadow.

It was just as he was about to return to his dapple grays that he received a sudden shock.

What are these dark streaks which foul her white decks and dapple her brazen shields?

It was neither the fat buck nor the little two-toed horse with 193 dapple hide, but a young cow-buffalo.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dapple, such as: bespeckle, besprinkle, blotch, dot, fleck, and mottle.

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