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noun as in spot, pinpoint mark

verb as in mark with spots

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Chincoteague Bay stretched before me, golden flecks of sunlight glinting off its smooth waters.

Those little flecks told us that around 85,000 years ago, something strange happened around Lake Malawi.

Symptoms include shortness of breath, swollen legs, persistent abdominal pain, severe headaches or blurred vision starting about a week after vaccination, or bruising or blood flecks under the skin in locations other than the injection site.

The flyweight fleck of matter was very much born of the planet, a collection of metal and silicon and copper and rubber and plastics and foil and a bit of plutonium hammered together into the New Horizons spacecraft.

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In order to understand even a tiny fleck of a superconductor, theorists would need to grasp the behavior of electron swarms numbering in the trillions.

But Fleck may not have lost because of his sexual orientation.

It also put a target on his back, and Fleck complained about what he described as a “vicious… deceitful and… personal” campaign.

In the initial tally, Fleck had 3,398 votes, while a total of 3,700 votes were given to write-in candidates.

Fleck also noted that it was possible that he could have the Democratic nomination as a write-in as well.

One thing has changed since his last election: Fleck has come out as gay.

Her eyes were closed, and on her tightly shut lips stood a fleck of crimson stain.

A fleck of dust arose from the loose coat which covered the spare form of the General, but he stood apparently untouched.

Comyn turned to fleck the window with his handkerchief, while I was not a little put out at their mirth.

And faster still, until your feet dash fire from the flinty stones and your nostrils fleck your breasts with foam.

A half-inch from the Dome's blazing arc, a hundred yards in actuality, the screen showed a black fleck, moving across the waste!


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On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fleck, such as: speck, stripe, bit, dot, mite, and mote.

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