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Word: maculated

Definition: spotted; stained; CF. immaculate


Sentences Containing 'maculated'

The shell is yellowish white, banded and maculated with yellowish or orange-brown.

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::: deride - ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect
::: dissimulate - pretend; conceal by feigning; dissemble
::: temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
::: acclaim - applaud; praise; greet with great approval; announce with great approval; Ex. The new drung has been acclaimed as the most important discoveries for years; N: strong expression of approval and praise
::: replete - fully filled; filled to the brim or to the point of being stuffed; abundantly supplied; Ex. report replete with errors
::: dross - waste matter; worthless impurities
::: decrepitude - state of collapse or weakness caused by illness or old age
::: provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
::: witless - lacking intelligence or wit; foolish; idiotic
::: egregious - notorious; conspicuously bad or shocking