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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

Synonyms

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

Synonyms for spot

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 classic literature ?
Thus repuls'd, our final hope Is flat despair: we must exasperate Th' Almighty Victor to spend all his rage, And that must end us, that must be our cure, To be no more; sad cure; for who would loose, Though full of pain, this intellectual being, Those thoughts that wander through Eternity, To perish rather, swallowd up and lost In the wide womb of uncreated night, Devoid of sense and motion?
Thus BELIAL with words cloath'd in reasons garb Counsel'd ignoble ease, and peaceful sloath, Not peace: and after him thus MAMMON spake.
Thus they parted, the one going to the host of the Achaeans, and the other to that of the Trojans, who rejoiced when they saw their hero come to them safe and unharmed from the strong hands of mighty Ajax.
The officer of musketeers, on seeing him pass by thus pale, bowed almost to his knees as he saluted him.
Life thus carried on is no longer tolerable, and it is at length time that I should do something
What the wasting tree is to the water that imbibes its shade, growing thus blacker by what it preys upon, may not the life of the Fay be to the death which engulfs it?
As I thus mused, with half-shut eyes, while the sun sank rapidly to rest, and eddying currents careered round and round the island, bearing upon their bosom large, dazzling, white flakes of the bark of the sycamore-flakes which, in their multiform positions upon the water, a quick imagination might have converted into any thing it pleased, while I thus mused, it appeared to me that the form of one of those very Fays about whom I had been pondering made its way slowly into the darkness from out the light at the western end of the island.
That is true," said la Montmichel; "what makes you run about the streets thus, without guimpe or ruff?
Thus he sat waiting until he might see the landlord apart, and Eadom did not know him, but thought him to be some poor tired friar, so he let him sit without saying a word to him or molesting him, though he liked not the cloth.
His merchant-master accepted the first offer that was made for him, and thus a Dusarian noble entered the household of Carthoris.
If several varieties of the cabbage, radish, onion, and of some other plants, be allowed to seed near each other, a large majority, as I have found, of the seedlings thus raised will turn out mongrels: for instance, I raised 233 seedling cabbages from some plants of different varieties growing near each other, and of these only 78 were true to their kind, and some even of these were not perfectly true.
If the stillness of the desolate plain was broken by one of the dogs barking, a soldier, leaving the fire, would place his head close to the ground, and thus slowly scan the horizon.
Thus in our fine arts, not imitation but creation is the aim.
But at last his heart changed,--and rising one morning with the rosy dawn, he went before the sun, and spake thus unto it:
Thus a word is not something unique and particular, but a set of occurrences.