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The December image shows a dark splotch, a dimming, over Betelgeuse’s southern hemisphere.
In the sun’s case, those dark splotches, called sunspots, mark the sites of magnetic activity on the surface.
The team points to splotches of color on leaves of tobacco plants carrying the cotton genes as likely evidence they’ll take.
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.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
Sam O'Neill stood picking at a splotch on the ancient plaster, with strong, yellow-gloved hands.
V. V.'S EYESHENRY SYDNOR HARRISON
On her finger was a huge emerald ring, a splotch of crème de menthe spilt on the whiteness of her hand.
BALLOONSELIZABETH BIBESCO
The Confederate was on his back; his jacket was open; his shirt showed a great red splotch right on his breast.
WHO GOES THERE?BLACKWOOD KETCHAM BENSON
Through Pete's glasses Hopalong saw a leaden splotch appear on the rock and he notified the marksman that he was shooting high.
All at once a man rose from somewhere and stood, a dark splotch, against the brooding heat of the sky.
MY COUNTRYMARIE, QUEEN OF RUMANIA

WORDS RELATED TO SPLOTCH

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