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noun as in smudge

Strongest match

Strong matches

noun as in blemish

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Example Sentences

A dark splotch was concentrated over the star’s southern hemisphere.

The splotches showed up in pictures of the galaxy taken by the Spitzer Space Telescope.

In the sun’s case, those dark splotches, called sunspots, mark the sites of magnetic activity on the surface.

The December image shows a dark splotch, a dimming, over Betelgeuse’s southern hemisphere.

The team points to splotches of color on leaves of tobacco plants carrying the cotton genes as likely evidence they’ll take.

Doesn't splotch, as Blount writes, "explode from the mouth and make an unmissable mess of itself"?

The yellow box in which Lil carried her costumes was a splotch of color against the white fur robes.

A splotch of blood showed on his head just back of the ear, where he had crashed against a corner of the chest.

Sam O'Neill stood picking at a splotch on the ancient plaster, with strong, yellow-gloved hands.

On her finger was a huge emerald ring, a splotch of crème de menthe spilt on the whiteness of her hand.

The Confederate was on his back; his jacket was open; his shirt showed a great red splotch right on his breast.


On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to splotch, such as: blotch, blemish, blot, spot, and stain.

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