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synonyms for daub

  • dab
  • deface
  • smear
  • smudge
  • spatter
  • begrime
  • besmear
  • blur
  • cover
  • dirty
  • fleck
  • grime
  • paint
  • plaster
  • smirch
  • speckle
  • splatter
  • spot
  • spread
  • stain
  • sully
  • variegate
  • varnish
  • bespray
  • slap on
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antonyms for daub

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  • clean
  • cleanse
  • purify
  • strip
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How to use daub in a sentence

Five field-seconds perfected by fog, duffel snuggled against melike a child, the wash of creamy daubs against green,then gone.
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Very little of the earlier buildings remained, as they all appear to have been built of wood and wattle-and-daub.
THE TOWNS OF ROMAN BRITAINJAMES OLIVER BEVAN
As for "wattle and daub" I could wish that it had never been invented.
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A painter was made to paint a ring of blood around the neck and daub the clothes with red.
THE RED CITYS. WEIR MITCHELL
There are good prints provided cheap, to hang in the place of the ancient sampler or daub.
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They daub one of these portions all over with charcoal, until it be perfectly black.
FISHES, FLOWERS, AND FIRE AS ELEMENTS AND DEITIES IN THE PHALLIC FAITHS AND WORSHIP OF THE ANCIENT RELIGIONS OF GREECE, BABYLON,ANONYMOUS
Beyond it there lay amid the trees the wattle-and-daub hut of a laborer, the door open, and the single room exposed to the view.
THE WHITE COMPANYARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
In the round hut, which was made with branches and wattle-and-daub, stick nests were united to the plaster work of rock martins.
THE ADVENTURES OF A GRAIN OF DUSTHALLAM HAWKSWORTH
The unmarried women of Chilpanzinco used to daub their faces with a pounded yellow flower.
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All I have to do is daub a little phosphorus on the dummy and it will be in shape to do the ghost dance.
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WORDS RELATED TO DAUB

  • bless
  • consecrate
  • daub
  • embrocate
  • grease
  • hallow
  • rub
  • sanctify
  • smear
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