dapple

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Synonyms for dapple

Synonyms for dapple

colour with streaks or blotches of different shades

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She saw the muscles of a great arm flash in the light of the equatorial sun as it filtered, dappling, through the foliage above.
In a forest setting with the sun dappling through the holes, it has a quietly lyrical intensity that seduced the jury, who were also impressed by the ingenuity involved in its making.
Sunlight filters through shallow water, dappling tiny blades of brown algae that cling to the soft seafloor.
Light percolates gently through square openings between the laminated timber bands, dappling the interior so that the effect is like being in a giant wicker basket.
Rippling over the corrugated joists of the roof structure, light is filtered through skylights, dappling the interior in a gentle luminance.