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maculate Explained

maculate at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

51 Moby Thesaurus words for "maculate":
besmirched, bespangled, bespeckled, blotched, blotchy, defiled,
dotted, dotty, flea-bitten, flecked, fleckered, frecked,
freckle-faced, freckled, freckly, impure, indecent, macular,
maculated, patchy, peppered, pocked, pockmarked, pocky, pointille,
pointillistic, polka-dot, punctated, smirched, soiled, spangled,
spattered, specked, speckled, speckledy, speckly, splashed,
splattered, splotched, splotchy, spotted, spotty, sprinkled,
stippled, studded, sullied, tainted, unchaste, unclean, unvirginal,

maculate at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[V] (Mix of colors): be variegated, variegate, stripe, streak, checker , chequer , speckle, besprinkle, sprinkle, stipple, maculate, dot.

Maculate at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Maculate \Mac"u*late\, a. [L. maculatus, p. p.]
Marked with spots or macul[ae]; blotched; hence, defiled;
impure; as, most maculate thoughts. --Shak.

Maculate \Mac"u*late\, v. t. [L. maculatus, p. p. of maculare to
spot. See {Macula}, and cf. {Macule}, v.]
To spot; to stain; to blur.

Maculate the honor of their people. --Sir T.

maculate at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj 1: morally blemished; stained or impure [syn: {defiled}]
2: spotted or blotched
v 1: make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used
metaphorically; "The silver was tarnished by the long
exposure to the air"; "Her reputation was sullied after
the affair with a married man" [syn: {tarnish}, {stain},
{sully}, {defile}]
2: spot, stain, or pollute; "The townspeople defiled the river
by emptying raw sewage into it" [syn: {foul}, {befoul}, {defile}]

maculate at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: en-verb » maculat|ing
  • To spot; to stain; to blur.


    Inter: trans-top » To spot; to stain; to blur
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|загрязнять, Inter: t+ » ru|пачкать

    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m


    Inter: en-ad » j
  • Marked with spots or maculae; blotched.
    1. Defiled; impure.
    2. 1998 May 25, in Category: w - :The New Republic|The New Republic:
    3. : w - :Les Misérables|Les Misérables is about the struggle of a mistreated man as he rises to the top, along with a mortal conflict between this maculate virtuous man and an immaculate pursuing demon.


      Inter: trans-top » Marked with spots or maculae; blotched

  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|пятнистый

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » Defiled; impure
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|грязный

    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m


    * Inter: R:Webster 191 » 3



    maculate {{f}}
  • Feminine plural form of maculato


    * calumate

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    Inter: la-part-form » maculāte
  • Inter: inflection of » maculātus||voc|m|s|lang=la

  • Translation: et » maculate
    Translation: fr » maculate
    Translation: it » maculate
    Translation: mg » maculate
    Translation: pl » maculate
    Translation: ru » maculate
    Translation: vi » maculate
    Translation: zh » maculate