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Synonyms for spot

spit

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a soft spot for

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  • fondness for
  • liking for
  • attachment to
  • love of
  • taste for
  • preference for
  • penchant for
  • weakness for
  • predilection for
  • fancy for
  • partiality for

on the spot

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Synonyms for spot

a very small mark

a mark of discredit or disgrace

a particular portion of space chosen for something

to mark or soil with spots

to put in or assign to a certain position or location

to perceive, especially barely or fleetingly

to perceive and fix the identity of, especially with difficulty

to look for and discover

having no particular pattern, purpose, organization, or structure

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a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising

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an outstanding characteristic

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a section of an entertainment that is assigned to a specific performer or performance

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a job in an organization

a slight attack of illness

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a small piece or quantity of something

a mark on a die or on a playing card (shape depending on the suit)

a lamp that produces a strong beam of light to illuminate a restricted area

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a playing card with a specified number of pips on it to indicate its value

an act that brings discredit to the person who does it

catch sight of

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mar or impair with a flaw

become spotted

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mark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition

References in periodicals archive ?
Cafe-au-lait spots are from overproduction of the enzyme tyrosinase, which is the rate-limiting step in melanin production.
(5, 6) The classic clinical characteristics of NF1 include cafe-au-lait spots, neurofibroma and several bony anomalies.
Dermatologic exams for children with NF1 should include evaluation for the presence of cafe-au-lait spots, neurofibromas, plexiform neurofibromas, and skinfold freckling.
Common abnormalities were growth retardation, cafe-au-lait spots, hyperpigmentation, microcephaly, finger and thumb deformities Figure 1), Sprengel deformity, and hypogenitalism.
Cutaneous and plexiform fibromas, cafe-au-lait spots, and optic gliomas are common findings in this hereditary condition.
The most common are cafe-au-lait spots - coffee-coloured marks found anywhere on the body - moles and bluish-grey Mongolian spots.
The diagnostic criteria typically include two or more of the following: six or more cafe-au-lait spots, two or more neurofibromas or at least one plexiform fibroma, freckling in the axilla or inguinal region, a tumor of the optic pathway, two or more Lisch nodules, a distinctive osseous lesion, or a first-degree relative with neurofibromatosis type 1.
Some authors have reported an association of juvenile xanthogranuloma with cafe-au-lait spots and a family history of neurofibromatosis type 1 or type 2.
The green light, in contrast, is used for the treatment of benign brown pigmented lesions, such as cafe-au-lait spots, the "old age" spots commonly found on the backs of the hands, and lentigines or freckles.
Examination showed a healthy looking female with no visual or auditory impairment, subcutaneous nodules are present all over the body, no cafe-au-lait spots or axillary/groin freckling.
She was found to have cafe-au-lait spots. Ultrasound abdomen did not reveal any abnormality and her siblings did not show any stigmata for NF.