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adjective as in dotted

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His neighbors include some of the other designer outposts one finds speckled around the area.

He has sunken eyes and a narrow black beard speckled with gray.

His head shaved and his white-speckled goatee neatly trimmed, Ali looked unworn by his 30 months behind bars.

Next up is the short story The Adventure of the Speckled Band, which is described as a locked-room mystery—what is that?

"I love reading old letters and newspapers and losing myself in speckled photographs," explains Morris.

Standing in the wet shingle, Maynard regarded the speckled atom as it lay in the palm of his hand.

There was a speckled horse called "Pinto" who made it his especial care to keep them busy.

He wore a broad-folded tie, white and speckled with lilac, and he carried on his arm a comfortable driving-coat of fur.

He spotted the big white-speckled cemetery and saw a little procession making its way to the grounds.

Mr. Pickwick called attention to his speckled silk stockings, and smartly tied pumps.


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On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to speckled, such as: flecked, mottled, sprinkled, dappled, flaked, and freckled.

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