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Synonyms for maculate

make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air

spot, stain, or pollute

morally blemished


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spotted or blotched

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Dissimilarities in overall maculation resulted exclusively from cowbird eggs being far more evenly maculated than the average grassland passerine egg ([F.
Sir Thomas Browne was definitely laughing at him when he wrote: 'When for our warts, we rub our hands under the moon or commit any maculated part to the touch of the dead, we miscalculate'.
Against the backdrop of postwar decolonization, dependency, and, in smaller measure, liberation theology, these commentators found in space law a means of resisting "the ideas of sovereignty, predominance, appropriation of territories and enslaving of the respective inhabitants, which maculated the birth of International Law in the XVth and XVIth Century.
Chate'u Yisrael, as a theological account, explains that in the period of neglect and syncretism the Torah of Moses became blemished and maculated.