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to spread with a greasy, sticky, or dirty substance

a discolored mark made by smearing

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material used to daub walls

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an unskillful painting

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apply to a surface

cover (a surface) by smearing (a substance) over it

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Was auf den ersten Blick als altmodisch-kurioses Hausmusiktreiben anmutet, erscheint in Daubs ausserst gut lesbarer Arbeit als Medium kulturgeschichtlicher und sozialpsychologischer Aspekte, die ins Zentrum der burgerlichen Imagination im 19.
A slightly upward-tilting viewpoint has the effect of making this cast of thousands--signified by daubs of pink--appear to be advancing toward the viewer.
95) that utilizes the kitchen's tasty roast duck meat, several daubs of a seasoned red-toned sauce, green onion, cilantro, carrot, cucumber and lettuce to make a refreshing rolled treat served up as four generous finger-food portions.
When somebody daubs swastikas on Jewish graves, it obviously touches a few nerves.
An artist searching for the perfect tint blends daubs of color together on a palette, varying the mix to get the desired hue.
One critic derided his daubs as products of "a hand undirected by the brain.
This Worrisome Land is a barren expanse built up from small daubs of many different colors, with a cartoonish electrical storm threatening on the horizon.