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adjective as in speckled

adjective as in spotted

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Pull the tape away, and it may still have some thin flakes of graphite attached.

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People will soon walk all over the melted witch goo like it isn’t there, and after a while the only trace of it will be filthy witch gunk on the bottom of our shoes, which will eventually flake off.

Roasted under a drizzle of oil spiced with red pepper flakes and fennel, it’s especially comforting right out of the oven with crusty bread.

Transfer the Brussels sprouts to a medium bowl and add the sugar, olive oil, lemon juice and zest, salt, pepper and crushed red pepper flakes, if using.

Add the garlic and pepper flakes and cook, stirring constantly, until fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes.

“They flaked out on the policy in 2009 and the administration starved their friends in Congress,” the person said.

I see a white-haired librarian silent in an oatmeal cardigan and flaked forehead just outside the doorway.

Galt leaned his body against the wall and rested the rifle on the paint-flaked window sill.

The white crests of the waves which galloped alongside flaked the darkness with ominous signalings.

Four, five or six eggs are laid; these are of a pale greenish-blue hue, speckled or flaked with sepia markings.

All examples are retouched along the edges; many are very finely pressure flaked.

One or all blade edges may be secondarily flaked by the removal of fine, shallow flakes or rather crude deep flakes.

The shallow notches that form the hafting area are steeply flaked.

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On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to flaked, such as: flecked, mottled, sprinkled, dappled, freckled, and motley.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.