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Synonyms for blotch

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for blotch

a discolored mark made by smearing

to mark or soil with spots

The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Synonyms for blotch

an irregularly shaped spot

mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained

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How can I keep my peonies from getting those black blotches on the leaves like I had last year?
Banteng was resistant to net blotch, barley stripe (Arabi, 2005b) and powdery mildew (Arabi and Jawhar, 2012), which could give it special interest in barley breeding programmes.
They like well-drained but moisture-retentive soil in sun or part shade and come in a huge variety of colours, which may be plain, blotched or bicoloured.
Kanebo finds 1,233 more users affected by skin blotches from cosmetics
While the cello is the one clearly depicted image, it's evident that the thin-lined silhouettes in white, yellow and blue represent the forms of human figures -- performers and spectators reclined, as if on pillows -- sometimes graced with a blotch of skin tone or blue, sometimes engulfed in red.
Around the peripheries of each blotch we see smaller blobs.
Dorsal rays XI,9; anal rays III,9; pectoral rays 15; lateral-line scales 14-16 + 6-9; median predorsal scales 5; horizontal scale rows on cheek below eye 2; gill rakers 14-17; body depth 2.9-3.2 in SL; head length 2.9-3.2 in SL; snout length 3.8-4.7 in head; caudal fin of male strongly lunate with produced lobes; pelvic fins relatively short, not reaching anal fin origin when depressed; diagnostic live colour pattern features of males include a pink overall coloration with broad, irregular yellow stripe or rectangular blotch on middle of side, and series of 4-5 large, irregular black blotches along back, extending on to adjacent basal portion of dorsal fin; female mainly reddish pink with pupil-sized black spot on upper caudal peduncle.
In the Midwest, NTNB, spot blotch, and SSLB are important foliar diseases of barley because they result in yield reductions ranging from 5 to 35% each year (Mathre, 1997; ToubiaRahme and Steffenson, 2004).
DEAR AFI: Recently, I've noticed a blotch of pale-brown pigmentation on my right cheek.
Overall, mean tail blotch counts were higher for males than females (t = 5.50, df = 301, P < 0.01), but no single directional cline was seen in this character for either sex when summarized latitudinally by one-degree increments.
SWEET RELIEF The old escutcheon had an ugly blotch; I'd never owned or worn a Rolex watch.
The webinar, which features several other updates about current red blotch research, is available online.