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Inspecting such dappled shadows can open a vista into hidden worlds.

It was the Saturday of our first weekend of fall, a bright-enough day that found our trees still in full leaf, so that it was a dappled sunshine that still fell across streets and walls, but with a distinctly late-September look.

When you are riding in nature on uneven terrain, you are facing dappled light from tree coverage, unpredictable surfaces like gravel, fallen branches, and mud, and the possibility of falling onto sharp objects.

Gin and white vermouth shaken with salted pomegranate syrup, dappled with rosewater.

We headed out soon after, back into the sunlight-dappled gardens of the temple complex, to join worshippers picnicking.

Up close the color, added by hand after printing, is soft and dappled, and the paper is slightly raised like a new mosquito bite.

Enron's Ken Lay conducting television interviews, dappled with references to his being the humble son-of-a-pastor.

In the Catacomb of St. Sebastian was also found a small terra cotta horse of rude design, dappled with coloured spots.

Out beyond us was a sun-soaked clearing, a tiny swamp on the hillside, and the sunlight dappled in across her skirt.

The low mantel was of Italian marble, white, dappled and veined with red shading to faintest rose.

Chime, ye dappled darlings,Down the roaring blast; You shall see a fox dieEre an hour be past.

The sun was up now and the turf was all dappled with lights and shadows, and about him much small, furtive wild life was stirring.


On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dappled, such as: checkered, discolored, flecked, motley, parti-colored, and speckled.

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