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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 ?
Although her brother and uncle had multiple cafe-au-lait spots, her mother had hundreds of skin nodules covering her face, trunk, arms, and legs.
In addition, this laser is now commonly used to treat many brown pigmented lesions, such as actinic lentigines, freckles, cafe-au-lait spots and nevus of Ota.
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.
6 or more cafe-au-lait spots of >15mm diameter in post pubertal persons (or <5mm in prepuberty).
Both primary forms are characterized by cafe-au-lait spots, subcutaneous neurofibromatous tumors, CNS tumors of different histological types, and benign intracranial calcifications.
Neurofibromatosis type I (NF-1 is characterized by multiple cafe-au-lait spots and the occurrence of neurofibromas along peripheral nerves.
7 Cafe-au-lait spots are seen more frequently in blacks and if numerous they may be an early sign of diseases like neurofibromatosis.
5-6 or more cafe-au-lait spots (defined oval-shaped light brown patches greater than 0.
One case of ALL out of 51 presented with testicular involvement and one child had multiple cafe-au-lait spots.
Cutaneous manifestations (commonly seen in NF type 1) consists of multiple cafe-au-lait spots and advanced disease with tumor (neurofibroma) arising from the nerve sheath.
Physical examination revealed multiple neurofibromas (including plexiform variety) of the chest and trunk, multiple cafe-au-lait spots of the axillary and gluteal areas and trunk, scoliosis and a Lisch nodule of the right eye.